Welcome

 

Forgiveness

"If you clench your fist, no one can put anything in your hand, nor can you pick anything up." – Omoro Kinte, Roots

The Kunta Kinte-Alex Haley Foundation mission is to spread Alex Haley’s vision of a world that celebrates ethnic diversity while honoring humankind’s common, universal experiences. Through educational and cultural programs, public forums and research, the Foundation is dedicated to stimulating greater interest in African-American culture, history, art, archaeology, anthropology, and genealogy, and to encouraging people of all ethnic backgrounds to search for their own “roots.”

The Sculpture GroupThe Kunta Kinte-Alex Haley Foundation is the world’s premier organization for African Americans and all others to come to for a fuller awareness and appreciation of their history, the universality of human experiences, and a deeper understanding of slavery and its impact on race relations in America today.

You can be a part of The Foundation’s legacy. There are many ways to participate in the work of The Foundation. We invite you to explore our website to find out how you too can discover the roots of your heritage.

 

Heritage

"The farthest-back person they ever talked about was a man they called the African." – Alex Haley, Roots

Dedication

"You must hear me now with more than your ears." – Omoro Kinte, Roots

Alex Haley Tells the Story of His Search for Roots

Alex Haley Interview “Roots”

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