This Week in Black History West Edition

This Week in Black History

Jan. 23, 1977

Alex Haley’s award-winning narrative “Roots” is adapted for television in a landmark mini-series that would explore black people’s forced journey from Africa to the Americas. The series would go on to win dozens of awards and become the most watched mini-series in history.

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