Levar Burton

Everyone has a story about watching Roots for the first time. The 1970s mini series was a national event, depicting the horrors of American history on an unprecedented scale. It remains etched into the minds of everyone who has seen it. So when the History Channel announced that it was doing a remake, naturally there was […]

Everyone has a story about watching Roots for the first time. The 1970s mini series was a national event, depicting the horrors of American history on an unprecedented scale. It remains etched into the minds of everyone who has seen it. So when the History channel announced that it was doing a remake, naturally there was […]

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 Star of the Original "Roots" Explains Why the Remake Is Must-Watch Television https://t.co/esDd22GYSx pic.twitter.com/XN04JsJHjV — Mother Jones (@MotherJones) May 17, 2016 The idea of…

  On Friday, Leonard Nimoy the man who gave life to one of the most iconic figures in science fiction, Star Trek’s Mr. Spock, passed…

In an effort to raise dollars for the Children’s Miracle Network Hospital, reading crusader and actor LeVar Burton (pictured in white tee) read “Go The…

Actor and reading advocate LeVar Burton is a household name for many reasons. From his roles in “Roots” and “Star Trek: The Next Generation” to his 80s beloved show…

More ABC news videos | ABC Entertainment News LeVar Burton could be profiling his own poignant new children’s book, which teaches kids how to be brave,…

LeVar Burton and other celebrities have turned to crowdfunding to fund their new projects. Evita Robinson, Travel blogger/Crowdfunding consultant and Rodney Sampson, Social media consultant…

Ever since the successful PBS show “Reading Rainbow” was taken of the air in 2006, actor and host LeVar Burton has been tirelessly trying to…

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…

While the film world was mourning the loss of Oscar-winning actor Philip Seymour Hoffman, actor LeVar Burton was on Twitter damn near inciting a virtual…