Time for another Family History Face-Off!
Alex Haley was a writer known for the book Roots: The Saga of an American Family and TV mini-series that aired to a record-breaking 130 million viewers. It had great influence on increasing awareness of African-American history and inspired many to develop interest in genealogy and family history.
Henry Louis Gates, Jr., is a historian, scholar and host of another popular show Finding Your Roots. He, too, has inspired countless numbers of individuals to pursue their family history.
Henry Louis Gates Jr.
Ready, set, CONNECT!
The rules and guidelines are here, and post in this thread once you've made a connection so we can declare a winner!
Remember, the goal is to connect one of these individuals to the previous month's winner - Mark Hamill .
If you need to be added to a Trusted List, let me know and I will add you.
The winning profile will be featured as one of our Special Connections (like AJ Jacobs and Kevin Bacon) so members can have a chance to see how they are connected.