Alex Haley Memorial/Kunta Kinte Plaque

Sidewalk at head of City Dock, Annapolis, MD 21401 Get Directions
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Life-size bronze statue of Alex Haley, author of the epic [Roots], is next to the plaque honoring his ancestor, Kunta Kinte; designed by nationally acclaimed African-American sculptor Ed Dwight.


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October 12, 2016
This is a set of life-size statues to pay homage to Alex Haley and the inspiration for the series Roots. It is to highlight Annapolis' place in the slave trade, and was where Kunta Kinte was sold...
September 27, 2016
I remember the TV serie Roots where we had to wait a week for the next episode. It was a fantastic TV production with a story that left nobody untouched. And now many years later while visiting...
September 27, 2016
This is a setting were anyone can see, read and learn. This area is open to the public all year long. Very near to the water, restaurants and site seeing's boats tours. Very near the Naval Officer...