Alex Haley


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Noun1.Alex Haley - United States writer and Afro-American who wrote a fictionalized account of tracing his family roots back to Africa (1921-1992)
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Grandparents sort of sprinkle stardust over the lives of little children." 6 Alex Haley
Stevens directed the Emmy Award-winning mini-series A Town like Alice and wrote three novels - The Waters of Babylon, and two in collaboration with Alex Haley: Queen and Mama Flora's Family, which he then adapted into TV miniseries.
Numerica Performing Arts Center announced the hiring of Alex Haley as the Numerica PAC's new Program Manager.
Dubois, Alex Haley and Maya Angelou, the ACLU stated in its letter.<br />Daily Record Legal Affairs Writer Steve Lash contributed to this report.
Their charges, Geary argues, had an upside of reinvigorating scholarship on the resiliency of the black family, including Alex Haley's Roots (1976).
In 1976, Alex Haley published Roots: The Saga of an American Family, a novel that purported to trace the author's family history to before his African ancestors were enslaved and brought to the American continent (the veracity of some of the author's claims were later challenged).
Ball and Kellie Carter Jackson have compiled an honest and intriguing look at Roots and its creator, Alex Haley.
I'm not often moved by television but the last time ABC programmed a miniseries like this was Roots, based on Alex Haley's 1976 novel of the same name.
The Autobiography of Malcolm X by Malcolm X and Alex Haley
Kunta Kinte was a character from Alex Haley's novel Roots: The Saga of an American Family, which was turned into an award-winning TV series in 1977.
He considers sexual identity and roots in mangrove literature in French from the Caribbean, African novels written in English, Sephardic writing from North Africa, Jewish American music, films of the Armenian diaspora, and southern novels about North Carolina, with discussion of works by Alex Haley, Sapho, Steve Reich, Atom Egoyan, Ken Bugul, Mariama Be, Ama Ata, Wole Soyinka, Thomas Wolfe, and Jim Grimsley.