Roots: The Next Generations continues where Roots left off This series follows author Alex Haley's family line from the Post American Civil War era to Alex Haley's search for his family roots.
Last Episode01x07 Chapter 7 - The 60's Aired: Feb. 24, 1979
In October 1960, Simon, Alex, George and others gather in Henning for the funeral of Aunt Lizzie. George is an attorney, Julius is an architect, …
Series Fun Facts
- Although Dorian Harewood (Simon Haley) plays the father of Damon Evans (Alex Haley) and James Earl Jones (Alex Haley), he is ten months and nineteen years their junior in real life.
- Georg Stanford Brown (Tom Harvey) and Lynne Moody (Irene Harvey) are the only actors to reprise their roles from Roots.
- Glynn Turman was offered a role but negotiations fell through.