WHEN 'ROOTS' PLAQUE WAS STOLEN, LOSS WAS ONLY TEMPORARY

Annapolis, Md. (AP) - On a sunny day in September 1981, state, county and city officials joined author Alex Haley dockside in Annapolis to dedicate a plaque in honor of his ancestor, an enslaved African named Kunta Kinte, who had been brought to the city in chains 214 years earlier. ...

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Alex: Alex is a common English name, usually a diminutive of the male given name Alexander, or its female equivalent Alexandra. The East European male name Alexey is also sometimes shortened to Alex.
September: September is the ninth month of the year in the Julian and Gregorian Calendars and one of four months with a length of 30 days.
Annapolis: Annapolis is the capital of the U.S. state of Maryland, as well as the county seat of Anne Arundel County. It had a population of 38,394 at the 2010 census and is situated on the Chesapeake Bay at the mouth of the Severn River, 26 miles south of Baltimore and about 29 miles east of Washington, D.C