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 is one of the best books I've ever read. Highly recommended!!!

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

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

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. She was given his name of Jackson and after the war married Alex Haley (Grandfather) to young Alex Haley

Alex Haley while in the U.S. Coast Guard. (August 11, 1921-February 10, 1992)

Alex Haley while in the U.S. Coast Guard. (August 11, 1921-February 10, 1992)

I watched the first one almost 40 years ago & feel exactly the same watching this one - sick in the tummy ! I can't even imagine what LIFE was like for so many people in our past ( & for some even today!)

I watched the first one almost 40 years ago & feel exactly the same watching this one - sick in the tummy ! I can't even imagine what LIFE was like for so many people in our past ( & for some even today!)

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

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

In every conceivable manner, the family is link to our past and bridge to our future.       Alex Haley

In every conceivable manner, the family is link to our past and bridge to our future. Alex Haley

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