Tonight a national television show explores a decades-long mystery in Annapolis: the theft of the Kunta Kinte memorial from City Dock.
In September of 1981, a plaque honoring author Alex Haley and his ancestor Kunta Kinte was dedicated at City Dock. Kunta Kinte, who arrived in America on a slave ship docking in Annapolis in 1767, was the subject of Haley's best-selling novel "Roots" and adapted into a groundbreaking TV miniseries in 1977.
Within 48 hours of the dedication, the 70-pound memorial was stolen. A business card was left in its place reading: "You have been patronized by the KKK."
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