An African-American author who became famous for his book Roots: The Saga of an American Family. Haley combined fact and fiction in tracing his family's history to his ancestor Kunta Kinte, who was kidnaped in Africa in the eighteenth century and taken as a slave to America.
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The state also elected Republican Nikki Haley, an Indian-American, as governor.Steve Scalise Shows There’s a Fine Line Between Confederate & Southern|Lloyd Green|January 2, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Having graduated Juilliard last spring, Alex Sharp is too young to have given the performance of a lifetime.Hedwig, Hugh & Michael Cera: 12 Powerhouse Theater Performances of 2014|Janice Kaplan|December 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He called Alex right after Christmas and invited him out to the house.How Martin Luther King Jr. Influenced Sam Cooke’s ‘A Change Is Gonna Come’|Peter Guralnick|December 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“Unfortunately as this is an ongoing issue, we cannot comment,” said Alex Bronstein-Moffly, acting director of public affairs.
If Alex Sharp is in the middle of a “dream come true,” as he puts it, he is also suffering for it.
The addresses of Haley, Procter, Jones and others were very able.Autobiography of Frank G. Allen, Minister of the Gospel|Frank G. Allen
He was a cross-eyed man and named Alex the best way I found him.Slave Narratives: a Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves|Work Projects Administration
He took with him John Haley to fence and care for his place and, leaving him there, soon returned to Oregon.Lyman's History of old Walla Walla County, Vol. 2 (of 2)|William Denison Lyman
When he returned he found Haley sitting on the bottom of the wagon rapidly sinking into slumber.
Almost immediately there was a shuffle and Haley and his friends disappeared through the side door.