How Levar Burton is carrying on the ‘Reading Rainbow’ legacy in the smartphone era, and moving beyond it
|12/16/2017||Posted by BusinessMediaguide.Com under General World News||
- Levar Burton, of “Roots” and “Reading Rainbow” fame, remains a champion of children’s literacy.
- He has a new startup and podcast, both of which are dedicated to carrying on the torch for literacy in a new age of technology.
Known for his acting roles on “Roots” and “Star Trek: The Next Generation,” Levar Burton has also been a champion of children’s literacy for decades.
Burton hosted the influential PBS series “Reading Rainbow” from 1983 until 2006. In the following years, he has become an entrepreneur devoted to carrying on the “Reading Rainbow” legacy.