Alex Haley

In 1977, an unforgettable moment in film and television was created when ABC aired the Roots miniseries. Now in 2015, the remake’s exceptional cast is…

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…

VIA:  Biography.com (born August 11, 1921, Ithaca, New York, U.S.—died February 10, 1992, Seattle, Washington) American writer whose works of historical fiction and reportage depicted the struggles of African Americans. Although his parents were teachers, Haley was an indifferent student. He began writing to avoid boredom during voyages while serving in the U.S. Coast Guard […]