Alex Haley Memorial

Kunta Kinte-Alex Haley Memorial – Annapolis, Maryland

The Kunta Kinte-Alex Haley Memorial, located at the City Dock in historic Annapolis, portrays in word and symbol the triumph of the human spirit in very difficult times and conveys Alex Haley's vision for national racial reconciliation and healing. The Kunta Kinte-Alex Haley Memorial is the only memorial in the country that commemorates the actual name and place of arrival of an enslaved African. The Memorial consists of three distinct areas: the Alex Haley sculpture group, Compass Rose, and Story Wall. The sculpture group features Alex Haley seated before a group of three children of different ethnic backgrounds. Holding a…