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Roots —Haley, Alex.
Book
1976
19 available of 22 items

Roots : the saga of an American family —Haley, Alex.
Book
2014
1 available of 3 items

Queen
DVD
2008
3 available of 3 items

The remarkable history of Alex Haley's paternal side. Queen is the daughter of a slave and a plantation owner. During the turbulent decades of the antebellum South, the Civil War, Reconstruction, and beyond, she searches...

The autobiography of Malcolm X —X, Malcolm, 1925-1965.
Book
1992
12 available of 16 items

In the searing pages of this classic autobiography, originally published in 1964, Malcolm X, the Muslim leader, firebrand, and anti-integrationist, tells the extraordinary story of his life and the growth of the Black Mu...

Roots
DVD
2007
1 available of 4 items

Follows several generations in the lives of a slave family. The saga begins with Kunta Kinte, a West African youth captured by slave raiders and shipped to America in the 1700s. The family is depicted up until the Civil ...

Roots. Disc 1, Episode 1
DVD
2011
3 available of 3 items

In Gambia, West Africa, Kunta Kinte, son of Omoro and Binta, distinguishes himself in manhood training rituals. But he does not enjoy his new status long: slave traders sweeping the countryside seize him. Chained with ot...

Roots. Disc 2, Episode 2
DVD
2011
3 available of 3 items

Despite a violent rebellion, the slave ship Lord Ligonier completes its voyage and Kunta Kinte endures the indignity of an Annapolis slave auction. Fiddler, the slave in charge of Kunta's training, becomes his only frien...

Roots —Haley, Alex.
Book On CD
2007
2 available of 2 items

Roots. Discs 6 & 7, Episode 6
DVD
2011
3 available of 3 items

"Episode 6" The Civil War is over but night riders terrorize ex-slaves. By marking his clients' horseshoes, Tom identifies the raiders but endangers his own life. Chicken George, who fought for the Union, rejoins his fam...

Roots. Disc 3, Episode 3
DVD
2011
2 available of 3 items

In 1776, a nation fights for freedom-- but not for all. Kunta Kinta escapes again and is crippled by slave catchers. He marries, gains a daughter and loses his long-time friend, Fiddler. Another chance for escape arises,...

Watchmen
DVD
2009
7 available of 10 items

In the United States, costumed superheroes are part of the fabric of everyday society. But, when one of his former colleagues is murdered, the washed-up, but no less determined, masked vigilante Rorschach sets out to unc...

Mama Flora's family : a novel —Haley, Alex.
Book
1998
3 available of 3 items

Roots : the saga of an American family —Haley, Alex, author.
Book
2014
1 available of 2 items

This poignant and powerful narrative tells the dramatic story of Kunta Kinte, snatched from freedom in Africa and brought by ship to America and slavery, and his descendants. Drawing on the oral traditions handed down in...

Roots —Haley, Alex.
Large Print
1979
2 available of 3 items

Malcolm X
DVD
2005
4 available of 4 items

Screen version of the life of Malcolm X, who through his religious conversion to Islam, found the strength to rise up from a criminal past to become an influential civil rights leader.

Roots. Disc 4, Episode 4
DVD
2011
2 available of 3 items

At age 16, Kizzy is sold and bears her first new master's son, who grows up to become fun-loving Chicken George. Yearning to see her parents, Kizzy is comforted by Samuel Bennett, but they are ill-matched. When she retur...

Roots
DVD
2016
2 available of 2 items

The gripping story is told through four generations, from the capture of Kunta Kinte in Africa to his transport to Colonial America in brutal conditions through successive generations fighting to win their freedom in the...

Roots. The next generations
DVD
2007
2 available of 2 items

A 7 part sequel to Roots, depicting the history of African Americans since the Civil War to this day, told by tracing the lineage of one man.

Roots
DVD
2011
0 available of 1 items

A six episode mini-series which chronicles a black man's search for his heritage and reveals an epic panorama of America's past.

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