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Late author Haley honored by Maryland Capital city on 100th birthday

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland's capital city gave honors this weekend to the late author Alex Haley and his extended family on the centennial of his birth. The family of the writer of "Roots" received keys to the city of Annapolis on Saturday. Haley completed genealogical research that led him to discover he was a descendant of Kunta Kinte, who was enslaved and sold at City Dock in Annapolis. "Roots" […]

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