Alex Haley

In 1976 author Alex Haley, who also wrote The Autobiography of Malcolm X released his book Roots, partially based on his journey to discover his ancestry. In the book, he told the story of those ancestors and the struggles they faced after being forcefully uprooted from Africa. Haley’s book was turned into a TV mini-series, […]

  *TV One will broadcast the original 1977 miniseries “Roots” in primetime later this month. The network’s airings of a remastered and enhanced episodes will…

Actor Laurence Fishburne will play Alex Haley in A&E Networks’ reboot of Haley’s classic African-American novel Roots, History Channel’s executive vice president and general manager Dirk Hoogstra…

Author Alex Haley (pictured), best known for his works “Roots” and “The Autobiography of Malcolm X,” is one of the most-celebrated African-American authors of all…

What originally started out as just an interest in his own genealogy, became a publication from which millions of African-American suddenly called their own story. American…

Alex Haley, a master story teller brought us our first glimpse into the lives of slaves with his critically acclaimed book Roots. Read about Mr. Haley's story here.