Roots

In Faith Walking, Erica Campbell explains that Redwood Trees grow taller because of their roots.

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Get into a good groove with a few great shows airing over the holiday weekend.

Nearly forty years after Roots debuted on national television, the History Channel has brought the iconic story back to the forefront of our nation’s consciousness. History’s re-imagining of one of the highest-rated TV shows of all time “will allow new audiences to experience this epic family saga with a new vision that is both inspiring […]

Actor Laurence Fishburne will play Alex Haley in A&E Networks’ reboot of Haley’s classic African-American novel Roots, History Channel’s executive vice president and general manager Dirk Hoogstra…

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The 1977 landmark television series “Roots,” which was the dramatization of late author Alex Haley‘s lineage, will be brought to life again by Oprah Winfrey. SEE ALSO: Morgan Freeman’s Top Film Roles In order to honor the show’s 35th anniversary, Oprah will interview Cicely Tyson, Leslie Uggams,  LeVar Burton, John Amos, Louis Gossett, Jr., and Ben Vereen (all pictured […]

VIA:  Biography.com (born August 11, 1921, Ithaca, New York, U.S.—died February 10, 1992, Seattle, Washington) American writer whose works of historical fiction and reportage depicted the struggles of African Americans. Although his parents were teachers, Haley was an indifferent student. He began writing to avoid boredom during voyages while serving in the U.S. Coast Guard […]