LeVar Burton Begins Book Club

LeVar Burton Begins Book Club

Book Culture

Burton announces first three books of his book club with social reading app Fable. The first three books being Go Tell It On The Mountain by James Baldwin, Parable of the Sower by Octavia Butler, and The Fire This Time edited by Jesmyn Ward.

LaVar Burton To Guest Host ‘Jeopardy!’

LaVar Burton To Guest Host ‘Jeopardy!’

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Jeopardy! announced Wednesday that actor LaVar Burton, will serve as a guest host. Since it was launched last year, almost a quarter of a million people signed the Change.org petition to have the Roots and Star Trek: The Next Generation actor host the over half a century year old game show. The star expressed his support of the campaign by tweeting a link, captioning it “Leaving this here in the event he powers that be are listening.” THANK YOU… to all y’all for your passionate support! I am overjoyed, excited, and eager to be guest-hosting Jeopardy!, and will do my utmost best to live up …

Reading Rainbow’s LeVar Burton Will Guest Host Jeopardy

Reading Rainbow’s LeVar Burton Will Guest Host Jeopardy

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These past few months of guest hosts on Jeopardy have been amazing! With guests like Katie Couric, NFL player, Aaron Rodgers, some former winners like Ken Jennings and current guest host Anderson Cooper, but we’ve got a new recently announced guest host that will make your heart happy. LeVar Burton, actor and former host of the iconic PBS program “Reading Rainbow” will be guest hosting the show this summer from July 26 to July 30.     A fan petition to get Burton to fully take over Alex Trebek’s roll started in November of 2020 after the late host’s passing. There …

“Reading Rainbow’ Hero to Read to us Live

“Reading Rainbow’ Hero to Read to us Live

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Star of Reading Rainbow and Star Trek: Next Generation, and host of hit podcast ‘LeVar Burton Reads’, LeVar Burton, is hoping to livestream his readings to ease and entertain the minds of many. I’ve been busting my brain for about a week now trying to figure out how to do a live-streamed version of #LeVarBurtonReads. I figured that during this difficult time I could contribute by reading aloud to folks who could use some diversion for themselves and their families. — LeVar Burton (@levarburton) March 24, 2020 In his podcast, Burton “invites you to take a break from your daily life, and …