Levar Burton

Nearly forty years after Roots debuted on national television, the History Channel has brought the iconic story back to the forefront of our nation’s consciousness. History’s re-imagining of one of the highest-rated TV shows of all time “will allow new audiences to experience this epic family saga with a new vision that is both inspiring […]

The classic children’s program, “Reading Rainbow,” will reach a new generation of readers thanks to a groundbreaking Kickstarter campaign that raised over $1 million dollars…

Mitt Romney made a lot of people at PBS angry when he said he was going to cut funding for the Public Broadcasting Station. One person who is mad as hell is former “Reading Rainbow” host Levar Burton. Burton believes Romney’s plan to cut funding for PBS will result in more poor children without an education. Burton […]

The award-winning public television series garnered over 200 broadcast awards, namely scores of Emmy Awards, many of which were for “Outstanding Children’s Series”. The series…