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"'ROOTS' Back to Africa with and embattled Alex Haley" by Linda Witt, People Weekly, May 9, 1977.
Alex Haley;Africa;Juffure;Gambia;Roots;Kinte;Goree Island Slave House;Linda Witt;Niara Sudarkasa Collection
Magazine article on Alex Haley and his second return to the African village of Juffure, Gambia. The article focuses on Haley’s visit to the village following the success of ‘ROOTS’, his busy schedule...
Website: Alex Haley, U.S. Writer by The Museum of Broadcast Communications
History of the television miniseries Roots and Roots II by Alex Haley by The Museum of Broadcast Communications. The success of Roots: The Saga of an American Family, from which two television miniseries...
Photograph of Stevie Wonder and his family with Alex Haley
Alex Haley;Stevie Wonder
Photograph of Stevie Wonder, his wife Yolanda Simmons, and his children (Aisha Zakia and Keita) with Alex Haley. Yolanda Simmons had become Stevie Wonder’s secretary-bookkeeper, and they had fallen in...
Website: The Kunta Kinte-Alex Haley Foundation
The Kunta Kinte-Alex Haley Foundation's mission is to spread Alex Haley's vision of a world that celebrates ethnic diversity while honoring humankind's common, universal experiences. Through educational...
"Why ‘ROOTS’ Hit Home" by William Marmon, Time Magazine February 14, 1977.
Individual pages from the TIME magazine February 14, 1977 edition covering an article on Alex Haley and the impact of the book and television series ‘ROOTS’ on the American population. The article...
Poster, Celebrating Notable Writer Alex Haley
Small poster mounted on board "Celebrating Notable Writer Alex Haley, August 11, 1921 - February 10, 1992". Poster from Broward County Library collection used to describe a book display. Alex Haley was...
Photograph of Alex Haley, Stevie Wonder, and two others
Alex Haley; Stevie Wonder; singer; singing
Photograph of Alex Haley (far right), singer Stevie Wonder (far left) and two unidentified people (in the middle). Stevie Wonder is an internationally known singer, songwriter and musician, who has been...
Photograph of Alex Haley at a table surrounded by luggage.
Alex Haley; luggage; travel
Photograph of Alex Haley sitting at a table sorting through some papers. The location is possibly on his farm in Norris, TN, getting ready to travel. Haley was known to go on long ocean voyages for inspiration...
Photograph of unidentified woman with Alex Haley
Photograph of Alex Haley with unidentified woman. Alex Haley married Nannie Branch in 1941 and divorced her in 1964. They had two children: Lydia Ann and William Alexander. While he was working on The...
Photograph of Alex Haley with boxer Joe Lewis
Alex Haley; Joe Lewis; boxing
Photograph of Alex Haley (standing to the left) and shaking hands with boxer Joe Louis (sitting). Joe Louis was known as “The Brown Bomber” and was the world heavyweight boxing champion for nearly...
Card advertising Alex Haley visit to Rock Island Library and Collier City Library, branches of the Broward County (Florida) Library in 1980
Alex Haley author of "Roots" will visit and speak at Library In Action...Rock Island Library: 10 a.m. (2400 N.W. 21st Ave., Ft. Ld.) 739-7500 Thursday July 3rd. -FREE- Collier City Library: 6 p.m. (2800...
Card with photograph of Alex Haley surrounded by his blood sixth cousins.
Alex Haley; Juffure
Kinte brothers' direct descendants... two centuries later... here are gathered in Juffure village--blood sixth cousins. Alex "Haley" (the one wearing the necktie) is the seventh-generation seed of Kunta....
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