Alex Haley

Marian Wright Edelman believes if you don’t like the way the world is, you change it.
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The man elected as president in December, Adama Barrow, returned home on Thursday from exile in Senegal to cheering crowds.
As a son and a father I'm thankful that I "landed" in the middle, exquisitely sandwiched between two generations of soul
In the past year, we have seen a welcome surge, prodded by new books on slavery, campus debates, and student protests, of new commitments by some universities and other institutions to confront the truth about their own histories, especially the ugly legacies of slavery and Native American genocide.
Watching the new Roots, which would be one of the best TV things you could do this week, you're reminded that in at least one important sense, it's about a bigger matter than even slavery.
After appearing on TV screens almost forty years ago, Alex Haley's "Roots" is being presented in a new version. Starting
Could a person named Kunta Kinte have lived in Juffure, a town on the Gambia River, and been enslaved and carried to Annapolis, Maryland, on the Lord Ligonier in 1767? It didn't take much research to answer each of those questions with a resounding "Yes!"
McGuire, who received her medical degree from Creighton University School of Medicine, said running again for public office
Whether assisting with care, finances or fun -- grandparents, grand-aunts and uncles and grandfriends are stepping up to make sure the children in their lives succeed.
Actress Alfre Woodard's grandfather died when her father was only a toddler, so this part of her family tree is a mystery. To uncover the past, Ms. Woodard goes an ancestral journey through Georgia and Louisiana.