Remaking Alex Haley’s Fake Roots – Why the Racism-Industrial-Complex refuses to let the lie die.

In May, the History Channel will air its remake of Alex Haley’s Roots: The Saga of An American Family.

Unsurprisingly, the advertising for the broadcast fails to mention that Roots is a fake, and a fake of the first order.

First of all, the book upon which the successful mini-series was based was actually authored by Murray Fisher, Alex Haley’s editor from Playboy magazine.

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