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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March 16, 2017
Alex Haley wrote book Kunta Kinte which became source for a TV series "Roots". Compelling story of slavery supposedly related to Haley's own family. Parts of story later discovered to have been...
March 12, 2017
Nice sculptures in an open, accessible location, with metal plaques containing quotes on the pedestrian areas around it.
March 6, 2017
Just takes 5 min to read the plaques and see the sculpture. While walking around the pier and water district, you will come upon this sculpture of Alex Haley reading to a group of children. It is...