Late author Haley honored by Maryland city on 100th birthdayAugust 15, 2021 GMT
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Remembering his 100th birthday, Maryland’s capital city gave honors this weekend to the late author Alex Haley and his extended family, citing his research that led to a greater understanding by all Americans about slavery's legacy.
Museum renovation, book re-release honor late author HaleyAugust 14, 2021 GMT
HENNING, Tenn. (AP) — Find the good and praise it.
It's a phrase the late Alex Haley, author of the 1976 novel “Roots: The Saga of an American Family,” often said during his life, from his days residing in the small West Tennessee town of Henning through his world travels as a journalist and writer.
‘Brian’s Song,’ ‘Roots,’ ‘Purple Rain’ writer dies at 83October 25, 2020 GMT
LOS ANGELES (AP) — William Blinn, a screenwriter for the landmark TV projects “Brian’s Song” and “Roots” and the Prince film “Purple Rain,” has died...
Auctioneer: Rosa Parks house has buyers, working out detailsJuly 27, 2018 GMT
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The auctioneer selling the house where Rosa Parks sought refuge after fleeing the South amid death threats said after the auction on Thursday there are buyers interested, but it will take a few days to work out the details...