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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September 27, 2017
The Kunta Kinte - Alex Haley Memorial in Annapolis gives a quick view and education of the horrible plight of slavery. Some controversy seems to surround the book/series Roots but certainly an...
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September 5, 2017
I used this trip as a teaching experience for my grandson. Then I was amazed to find out about the extent of the slave trade in Maryland and to visit the site where Kunte Kinte arrived in America was...
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August 29, 2017
I viewed the Kunta Kinte - Alex Haley Memorial in August 2017. Alex Haley was the author of Roots which I remember watching many years ago. Kunta Kinte was one of the first slaves to arrive in...