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  1. New selections explored during Black History MonthRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 6 | The News-Star

    Actor LeVar Burton, who also hosts the show "Reading Rainbow," will speak at the University of Louisiana Monroe as part of this year's Lyceum Series. New selections explored during Black History Month Actor LeVar Burton, who also hosts the show "Reading Rainbow," will speak at the University of Louisiana Monroe as part of this year's Lyceum Series.

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  2. Ursula K. Le Guin documentary 70% funded on Kickstarter in 1 dayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | Los Angeles Times

    ... The same year, LeVar Burton's wildly successful Kickstarter campaign to bring his popular children's show, "Reading Rainbow," to computers and classrooms ultimately raised more than $5 million. The "Worlds of Ursula K. Le Guin" campaign ends March ...

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  3. Reading Rainbow's LeVar Burton is ULM's Lyceum Series speakerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 26 | KNOE-TV Monroe

    LeVar Burton, widely known for hosting the show Reading Rainbow and starring in "Roots," will speak at the University of Louisiana Monroe as part of this year's Lyceum Series, at 7 p.m., on February 25, in ULM's Brown Auditorium. A Patron Party will precede the event at 5 p.m. in the ULM Library Conference Center, located on the seventh floor of the ULM Library.

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  4. Reading Rainbow: Miss Nelson Is BackRead the original story

    Sunday Jan 24 | DVD Verdict

    Reading Rainbow: Miss Nelson is Back contains four episodes of the iconic television series hosted by LeVar Burton . The episodes span three different decades with one taking place in the eighties, two taking place in the nineties, and one taking place in the early 2000s.

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  5. More Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 13 | KLKN

    The former "Star Trek" actor and "Reading Rainbow" producer will share the impact mentors, technology, storytelling and science fiction have had on his life, when he headlines the 2016 Nebraska Science Festival. Gearing up for its fourth year, the Nebraska Science Festival scheduled for April 15-23 will feature an array of science- and technology-relatedactivities in communities across the state with the goal of making science accessible, interactive, relevant and fun for all ages.

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  6. Grapevine: Stars come out for Natalie Cole's funeralRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 12 | Detroit News

    ... be the event's keynote speaker. Burton, an Emmy, Grammy and NAACP award winner who also starred on PBS's "Reading Rainbow," is an executive producer on a remake of "Roots," which is scheduled to be released next year to commemorate the 40th ...

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  7. Last Year, Reading Rainbow Raised $5.4 Million on Kickstarter. Then, the Real Work Began.Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2015 | Entrepreneur Magazine

    When LeVar Burton and his team launched a Kickstarter campaign in the spring of 2014, the focus was simple: to raise enough money so that Reading Rainbow , the educational TV show loved by children of the '80s and '90s, could be reborn for the digital generation. The raising money part turned out to be easy -- the crowdfunding campaign blew past its initial $1 million goal, collecting a total of $5.4 million.

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  8. How Celebrities Are Using Crowdfunding In Their Own LivesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2015 | Celebrific

    ... campaign on the platform they used. The shows is online, for a fee, and has been getting great reviews. Reading Rainbow was a childhood favorite to many children who are now adults. When LeVar Burton, the children's show's host, decided to strike up ...

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  9. Rollins crowd loves Levar BurtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2015 | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... raise her children to value education. Her daughter, Tamara Campbell, was in the generation that tuned into "Reading Rainbow," the PBS children's show about reading that Burton says he was most proud of in his career. Now at age 34, Tamara Campbell ...

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  10. On The White Sox Red CarpetRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 1, 2015 | Chicago White Sox

    ... July 3, 2015 and knocked it out of the park with Sox fans in the #SoxSocial Lounge. 3. LEVAR BURTON took Reading Rainbow's "Go anywhere. Be anything." to heart as he stepped up to the mound like an ace during a ceremonial first pitch on June 5 of ...

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  11. Vermont PBS Lands Tech Star Victoria Taylor for New ShowRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2015 | Seven Days

    ... "Ask Me Anything" episodes, she mentioned not the Material Girl, but Ben Cohen, Jerry Greenfield and "Reading Rainbow" host LeVar Burton . Nothing says "Vermont" quite like Ben & Jerry's, just as nothing says "public television" quite like Burton's ...

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  12. LeVar BurtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2015 | WTAQ-AM Green Bay

    ... 1983 until 2009, Burton was host and producer of the beloved Peabody Award-winning PBS children's series READING RAINBOW. He recently reimagined the iconic series through his company RRKidz with the commitment of bringing the next generation of ...

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  13. Actor LeVar Burton to keynote Oakland University's 2016 Keeper of the Dream Awards CelebrationRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2015 | PR Log

    ... film credits, Burton is also recognized for his work as host of the Emmy-winning PBS children's series "Reading Rainbow," which aired from 1983-2009. "We are pleased to have Mr. LeVar Burton as this year's keynote speaker and look forward to the day ...

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  14. Levar Burton recalls tv roles while touting power of educationRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2015 | The Times-Tribune

    Actor and author LeVar Burton reads to children at South Scranton II Head Start before speaking at the Scranton Cultural Center in celebration of the 50th anniversary of The Scranton Lackawanna Human Development Agency. The literacy advocate and television host of "Reading Rainbow" read his book, "The Rhino Who Swallowed a Storm."

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  15. Kevin Smith to be Honored at 3rd Annual Geekie AwardsRead the original story

    Sep 25, 2015 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... The Stan Lee Lifetime Achievement Award), and LeVar Burton, who received 'Geek of the Year' in 2014 for his Reading Rainbow campaign success. With two years of success under their belt, Team Geekie has been preparing for the best show yet. Kevin ...

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  16. Kevin Smith Will Be Honored With 'Geek Pioneer' Award on The 3rd...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2015 | PRWeb

    ... The Stan Lee Lifetime Achievement Award), and LeVar Burton, who received 'Geek of the Year' in 2014 for his Reading Rainbow campaign success. With two years of success under their belt, Team Geekie has been preparing for the best show yet. Kevin ...

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  17. 'Fresh Off the Boat' premiere recap: 'Family Business Trip'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2015 | Entertainment Weekly

    ... uncool player, sabotaging his back-to-school fashion. (Jessica doesn't help by grabbing a LeVar Burton/ Reading Rainbow shirt when Eddie says he likes rappers. Her reply? "They were the gangsters of the sales bin.") Off screen, though, real-life ...

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  18. 'Fresh Off the Boat' Season 2 Premiere Review: Still a Unique CharmerRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2015 | Collider

    ... 2 premiere, Jessica tells Eddie she bought him "the " But instead of hip-hop icons it's LeVar Burton and Reading Rainbow . Similarly, while Fresh Off the Boat may not be as hip as the real Eddie Huang may have hoped for, but it's still pretty darn ...

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  19. Featured on Friday: Your Weekend #MustReadsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2015 | Sports of Yore

    ... "these are articles you don't want to miss", but in the words of LeVar Burton, host of the classic TV show, Reading Rainbow , "you don't have to take my word for it!" Looking for a way to boost your leadership performance? Start by reading Turn This ...

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  20. What makes a Kickstarter success story?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2015 | Christian Science Monitor

    Entrepreneurs have been raising money using the crowdfunding platform Kickstarter for years, but what separates a million dollar idea like 'The World's Best Travel Jacket' from a failed campaign? This June 19, 2012 file photo shows LeVar Burton introducing the all new Reading Rainbow adventure app to the media, publishers and parents at the "Reading Rainbow Relaunch" event in New York. Burton's campaign to bring "Reading Rainbow" to the online masses is off to an impressive start.

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