Letters, Mar. 7, 1977

Roots' Reach

To the Editors:

I look forward to some future date when Roots [Feb. 14] will be followed by Fruits, the story of the descendants of Alex Haley, when they achieve full independence and can move into the White House.

(The Rev.) Ken Vogler

Carmel, Ind.

In seven years every other little black boy in the first grade will be named Kunta.

Carol Stearns

Arvada, Colo.

Ever since I was old enough to see movies about "Africans," I felt shame and embarrassment about my ancestry.

Roots showed me that my ancestors weren't stupid, ignorant savages just a little higher than monkeys. It helped me understand that my...

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