Alex Haley's grandmother "Queen" who was born to an African slave mother and a white plantation son named Jackson on the Cypress Plantation in Alabama.  She was given his name of Jackson and after the war married Alex Haley (Grandfather) to young Alex Haley

Alex Haley's grandmother "Queen" who was born to an African slave mother and a white plantation son named Jackson on the Cypress Plantation in Alabama.

Have you visited the Alex Haley Statue in east Knoxville?

Knoxville has been home to many distinguished authors, one of which is immortalized by the Alex Haley Statue

Alex Haley, author of ROOTS, man, male, history, story teller, photography, black and white

Alexander Murray Palmer "Alex" Haley was an American writer known as the author of the 1976 book Roots: The Saga of an American Family. His works of historical fiction and reportage depicted the struggles of African Americans.

Born on August 11, 1921, in Ithaca, New York, Alex Haley was an American writer whose works, including Roots and The Autobiography of Malcolm X, centered on the struggles of African Americans.

Alexander Murray Palmer Haley (August 1921 – February was an American writer. He is best known as the author of the 1976 book Roots: The Saga of an American Family and the co-author of The Autobiography of Malcolm X.

Alexander Murray Palmer Haley (August 11, 1921 – February 10, 1992)[1] was an African-American writer. He is best known as the author of Roots: The Saga of an American Family and the co-author of The Autobiography of Malcolm X

Alex Haley (Writer) (Alexander Palmer Murray Haley) born 11 Aug 1921 - died 10 Feb 1992 US Coast Guard, (World War II, Korean War, Chief Petty Officer, Chief Journalist)

The Autobiography of Malcolm X is one of the best books I've ever read. Highly recommended!!!

100 Books Everyone Should Read Before They Die

The Autobiography of Malcolm X: As Told to Alex Haley: Malcolm X, Alex Haley, Attallah Shabazz.

Robert's Black Heritage Page Alex Haley's ancestor Chicken George, played by Ben Vereen in the 1977 TV miniseries Roots

Historical portrait of 'Chicken George', author Alex Haley's ancestor, who was played by Ben Vereen in the 1977 TV miniseries "Roots".

The Autobiography of Malcolm X by Malcolm X with the assistance of Alex Haley ; Introduction by M.S. Handler ; Epilogue by Alex Haley

The Autobiography of Malcolm X by Malcolm X with the assistance of Alex Haley ; Introduction by M.S. Handler ; Epilogue by Alex Haley

Alex Haley, Author of Roots, returns to home of his African Ancestors...

Novelist of Roots Alex Haley returns to home of his African ancestors, Juffre village of West Africa

Roots by Alex Haley.  http://www.history.com/shows/roots/season-1/episode-1?cmpid=Social_FBPAGE_ROOTS_20160604_483453695&linkId=25198546

Alex Haley taught himself to write during a 20 year career in the US coast guard service. After retiring in 1959 as its first Chief Journalist, he became a magazine writer and interviewer before undertaking his first book The Autobiography of.

Roots by Alex Haley

Roots by Alex Haley

The Alex Haley House Museum has been restored to model the home as it was when Haley was born. Some of the 1919 furniture which decorates the home belonged to the Haley family. The restored building is open to the public as a Museum featuring Haley’s work, childhood memorabilia and references to the people who inspired his characters in Roots.

The Alex Haley Museum And Interpretive Center Is The Boyhood Home of Alex Haley In Henning Tennessee.

In 1964, after he had won the Nobel Peace Prize, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. sat down for a series of interviews with the author Alex Haley that were edited into one interview that ran in Playboy in 1965—the longest interview King ever gave any publication.

Alex Haley’s 1965 Playboy Interview with Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.

In after he had won the Nobel Peace Prize, Dr. sat down for a series of interviews with the author Alex Haley that were edited into one interview that ran in Playboy in longest interview King ever gave any publication.

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