LeVar Burton

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LeVar Burton told ( about LeVar Burton ) : “Ninety-five percent of the time, more often than not, I am absolutely able to tell what’s their entry point to LeVar and the work I do,” External link

forbes Sunday, November 28, 2021 8:41:00 AM EAT

LeVar Burton told : “I want to make it clear, for the record, that I’m really happy with the way things worked out,” External link

forbes Sunday, November 28, 2021 8:41:00 AM EAT

LeVar Burton told : “I was disappointed to not get the job, but I’m the sort of person, I believe that everything happens for a reason. And if I didn’t get that job, that meant it wasn’t supposed to be for me, and I accepted that almost instantly and willingly. I know that the opportunities that are in front of me right now wouldn’t have come my way had I gotten the job, so I’m certain that this has worked out better for me than I could ever have imagined” External link

forbes Sunday, November 28, 2021 8:41:00 AM EAT

LeVar Burton told : “Trivial Pursuit is one of the best-known brands in the gaming universe,” External link

forbes Sunday, November 28, 2021 8:41:00 AM EAT

LeVar Burton said : “I'm really looking forward to it,” “What a club to be a member of! Actors Jimmy Stewart, Gregory Peck, John Wayne, I mean, it's crazy the company that I'm entering here. It's a great honor for me and my family” External link

forbes Sunday, November 28, 2021 8:41:00 AM EAT

LeVar Burton said : “This is less a narrative and more of a one sided conversation,” External link

forbes Sunday, November 28, 2021 8:41:00 AM EAT

LeVar Burton said : “I was amazed by the model Jelani and team have defined as a foolproof process of extracting a book from the author,” External link

forbes Sunday, November 28, 2021 8:41:00 AM EAT

LeVar Burton said : “Trivial Pursuit is one of the best-known brands in the gaming universe. I am thrilled to have partnered with Hasbro and eOne to bring this beloved game to market as a premium show for television,” External link

eurweb Thursday, November 18, 2021 9:38:00 PM EAT

LeVar Burton said ( about Alex Trebek ) : “The pressure, the natural tendency was to want to live up to Alex’s example, his legacy,” External link

eurweb Thursday, November 18, 2021 9:38:00 PM EAT

LeVar Burton said : "Trivial Pursuit is one of the best-known brands in the gaming universe. I am thrilled to have partnered with Hasbro and eOne to bring this beloved game to market as a premium show for television," External link

npr Thursday, November 18, 2021 8:43:00 PM EAT

LeVar Burton said : "The crazy thing is that when you set your sights on something, you know, they say be careful of what you wish for, because what I found out is that it wasn't the thing that I wanted after all," External link

npr Thursday, November 18, 2021 8:43:00 PM EAT

LeVar Burton told : “They say be careful of what you wish for, because what I found out is that it wasn’t the thing that I wanted after all,” External link

wkrn Thursday, November 18, 2021 1:06:00 AM EAT

LeVar Burton said : “We want the whole enchilada of the Tournament of Roses experience,” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, October 27, 2021 6:02:00 PM EAT

LeVar Burton said : “We want the whole enchilada of the Tournament of Roses experience,” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, October 27, 2021 5:47:00 AM EAT

LeVar Burton said : “We want the whole enchilada of the Tournament of Roses experience,” External link

dailynews Wednesday, October 27, 2021 5:13:00 AM EAT

LeVar Burton said : “I have long believed our imagination is the superpower of all human beings. Having the opportunity to share that story with kids was simply too paramount to pass up,” “I was amazed by the model Jelani and team have defined as a foolproof process of extracting a book from the author. It was exhilarating” External link

patch Saturday, October 23, 2021 12:21:00 PM EAT

LeVar Burton told : “I’ve been about education my entire career, and I definitely believe in the medium (of television) as one where more than simply entertaining is the order of the day” External link

dailynews Tuesday, October 5, 2021 7:36:00 PM EAT

LeVar Burton said : “As a lifelong advocate for literacy, the opportunity to launch my book club on Fable’s wonderful new platform is extremely exciting and timely,” External link

southernminn Wednesday, May 12, 2021 7:59:00 PM EAT

LeVar Burton said : “As a lifelong advocate for literacy, the opportunity to launch my book club on Fable’s wonderful new platform is extremely exciting and timely,” External link

actionnewsjax Wednesday, May 12, 2021 2:55:00 AM EAT

LeVar Burton said : “As a lifelong advocate for literacy, the opportunity to launch my book club on Fable’s wonderful new platform is extremely exciting and timely,” External link

buffalonews Wednesday, May 12, 2021 2:31:00 AM EAT

LeVar Burton said : “As a lifelong advocate for literacy, the opportunity to launch my book club on Fable’s wonderful new platform is extremely exciting and timely,” External link

citynews-ca Wednesday, May 12, 2021 1:46:00 AM EAT

LeVar Burton said : “As a lifelong advocate for literacy, the opportunity to launch my book club on Fable’s wonderful new platform is extremely exciting and timely,” External link

news4jax Wednesday, May 12, 2021 1:40:00 AM EAT

LeVar Burton said : “As a lifelong advocate for literacy, the opportunity to launch my book club on Fable’s wonderful new platform is extremely exciting and timely,” External link

highlandstoday Wednesday, May 12, 2021 1:19:00 AM EAT

LeVar Burton said : “As a lifelong advocate for literacy, the opportunity to launch my book club on Fable’s wonderful new platform is extremely exciting and timely,” External link

independent-UK Wednesday, May 12, 2021 1:14:00 AM EAT

LeVar Burton said : “As a lifelong advocate for literacy, the opportunity to launch my book club on Fable’s wonderful new platform is extremely exciting and timely,” External link

beaumontenterprise Wednesday, May 12, 2021 1:10:00 AM EAT

LeVar Burton said : “As a lifelong advocate for literacy, the opportunity to launch my book club on Fable’s wonderful new platform is extremely exciting and timely,” External link

680news Wednesday, May 12, 2021 1:07:00 AM EAT

LeVar Burton said : “As a lifelong advocate for literacy, the opportunity to launch my book club on Fable’s wonderful new platform is extremely exciting and timely,” External link

clickondetroit Wednesday, May 12, 2021 1:06:00 AM EAT

LeVar Burton said : “As a lifelong advocate for literacy, the opportunity to launch my book club on Fable’s wonderful new platform is extremely exciting and timely,” External link

seattlepi Wednesday, May 12, 2021 12:59:00 AM EAT

LeVar Burton said : “As a lifelong advocate for literacy, the opportunity to launch my book club on Fable’s wonderful new platform is extremely exciting and timely,” External link

click2houston Wednesday, May 12, 2021 12:58:00 AM EAT

LeVar Burton said ( about James Baldwin ) : "For my first FABLE Folio I selected books that have had a tremendous impact on my life," "At a time when Black people had very little representation in the publishing industry, Baldwin delivered a debut novel that introduced to the world an essential voice in American Literature. I invite everyone to join me on FABLE as I am both inspired and energized by the opportunity to not only re-read this story but also share my point of view and hear everyone else's as we read together" External link

prnewswire Tuesday, May 11, 2021 6:56:00 PM EAT

LeVar Burton said ( about Theodor Geisel ) : “That man, Theodore Geisel, is responsible for generations of wholesome, healthy, wonderful, creative content for children of all ages. So, I think we need to put things in perspective,” External link

eurweb Thursday, May 6, 2021 11:54:00 PM EAT

LeVar Burton told : "This is something that I really think is a good idea," External link

news-yahoo Friday, April 23, 2021 9:18:00 PM EAT

LeVar Burton said : "I am overjoyed, excited, and eager to be guest-hosting Jeopardy!" External link

npr Thursday, April 22, 2021 11:23:00 PM EAT

LeVar Burton told : “I don’t believe there is anyone out there who is better suited for this job than me,” External link

eurweb Thursday, April 22, 2021 6:15:00 PM EAT

LeVar Burton said : “I’ve had my eye on that job for a long time,” External link

forbes Thursday, April 22, 2021 1:48:00 AM EAT

LeVar Burton said : "This is something that I really think is a good idea," External link

13newsnow Thursday, April 22, 2021 12:55:00 AM EAT

LeVar Burton wrote : “Thank you to all y’all for your passionate support,” External link

mlive Wednesday, April 21, 2021 11:39:00 PM EAT

LeVar Burton said : "This is something that I really think is a good idea," External link

wtsp Wednesday, April 21, 2021 11:38:00 PM EAT

LeVar Burton told : "This is something that I really think is a good idea," External link

usaToday Wednesday, April 21, 2021 11:23:00 PM EAT

LeVar Burton added : “And I think that there’s a certain amount of personality that needs to be present,” External link

news-yahoo Monday, April 12, 2021 2:18:00 PM EAT

LeVar Burton added : “And I think that there’s a certain amount of personality that needs to be present,” “I’ve seen some of the guest hosts who are not as familiar with this particular type of communication... which is to say, dealing with the contestants and the mechanics of the game while including the audience at home. It’s not like everybody can do it” External link

thedailybeast Saturday, April 10, 2021 10:52:00 PM EAT

LeVar Burton said : "He taught me that it was okay to use television as a ministry, that it was possible to enlighten while entertaining, that the two don't cancel each other out," External link

CBSnews Thursday, April 8, 2021 11:08:00 PM EAT

LeVar Burton said : "He taught me that it was okay to use television as a ministry, that it was possible to enlighten while entertaining, that the two don't cancel each other out," External link

CBSnews Thursday, April 8, 2021 6:14:00 PM EAT

LeVar Burton wrote : "Even if nothing comes from it, I can't tell you how much I appreciate all of your love and support!" External link

foxnews Thursday, April 8, 2021 6:30:00 AM EAT

LeVar Burton said : "Simply the most powerful medium in the history of civilization for communicating thoughts, ideas and stories," External link

CBSnews Sunday, February 28, 2021 6:05:00 PM EAT

LeVar Burton said : "There was an America before 'Roots,' and there was an America after 'Roots,'" "And the America after 'Roots' was aware that this nation was founded on a system that was brutal" External link

CBSnews Sunday, February 28, 2021 6:05:00 PM EAT

LeVar Burton said : "The reason why 'Roots' was broadcast in eight consecutive nights of programming was because the network was nervous that nobody would tune in," External link

CBSnews Sunday, February 28, 2021 6:05:00 PM EAT

LeVar Burton said : "Thanks. I'm blessed. I am," "I have lived an amazingly charmed existence. I really have. And I'm grateful" External link

CBSnews Sunday, February 28, 2021 6:05:00 PM EAT

LeVar Burton says : “The opportunities immediately post-‘Roots’ were the opportunities of a celebrity,” External link

eurweb Saturday, February 27, 2021 8:37:00 PM EAT

LeVar Burton says : "The opportunities immediately post-'Roots' were the opportunities of a celebrity," External link

CBSnews Thursday, February 25, 2021 11:21:00 PM EAT

LeVar Burton wrote : “Elegance, warmth, beauty, wisdom, style and abundant grace,” External link

bworldcom Sunday, January 31, 2021 8:01:00 PM EAT

LeVar Burton wrote : “Elegance, warmth, beauty, wisdom, style and abundant grace,” External link

GulfDailyNews Saturday, January 30, 2021 12:26:00 PM EAT

LeVar Burton wrote : "Elegance, warmth, beauty, wisdom, style and abundant grace," External link

independent-ie Friday, January 29, 2021 12:19:00 PM EAT

LeVar Burton wrote : "Elegance, warmth, beauty, wisdom, style and abundant grace," External link

thestarkenya Friday, January 29, 2021 12:14:00 PM EAT

LeVar Burton wrote : “Elegance, warmth, beauty, wisdom, style and abundant grace,” External link

aljazeera-en Friday, January 29, 2021 12:10:00 PM EAT

LeVar Burton wrote : "Elegance, warmth, beauty, wisdom, style and abundant grace," External link

dhakatribune Friday, January 29, 2021 8:59:00 AM EAT

LeVar Burton explains : “I was the best reader in the class,” External link

forbes Friday, April 3, 2020 6:21:00 PM EAT

LeVar Burton says : “It’s Neil at his best, creating a fantastical situation with a character that we can all relate to,” External link

forbes Friday, April 3, 2020 6:21:00 PM EAT

LeVar Burton told : “I could not get used to the idea of just standing there and letting someone hurl a whip at me,” External link

eurweb Wednesday, February 19, 2020 4:36:00 AM EAT

LeVar Burton says : “There was an America before ROOTS and there was an America after ROOTS and post ROOTS , America was a greater, more enlightened nation. We came to a better, deeper, more informed understanding of the evil nature, intent, and outcomes of chattel slavery as practiced in America,” External link

thegrio Tuesday, January 7, 2020 6:17:00 PM EAT

LeVar Burton said : “Spoiler Alert: Unless you have walked the walk of the African American experience in this country, it is difficult — not impossible — but difficult, to know what that journey is on the daily. Trust me when I say, being Black in America is not for the weak of heart,” External link

thegrio Tuesday, January 7, 2020 6:17:00 PM EAT

LeVar Burton wrote : “The first installment of, This Is My Story , is an incident from my own life,” External link

thegrio Tuesday, January 7, 2020 6:17:00 PM EAT

LeVar Burton said : "Each of us, I would say certainly, right?" "It is unreasonable to assume that he doesn't know those people anymore, or that he stopped talking to them. And if he did there's good storytelling in why" External link

click2houston Saturday, July 13, 2019 9:35:00 AM EAT

LeVar Burton said : "Are you gonna see all of us together, again, in a scene or episode? I don't know," External link

click2houston Saturday, July 13, 2019 9:35:00 AM EAT

LeVar Burton told : “Literacy is the birthright of every human being, even in this digital age,” External link

denverpost Tuesday, December 18, 2018 4:17:00 PM EAT

LeVar Burton told : “Literacy is the birthright of every human being, even in this digital age,” External link

therepublic Tuesday, December 18, 2018 9:56:00 AM EAT

LeVar Burton told : “Literacy is the birthright of every human being, even in this digital age,” External link

chicagotribune Tuesday, December 18, 2018 9:32:00 AM EAT

LeVar Burton said ( about Abraham Lincoln ) : "When President Lincoln stood here 153 years ago today, our nation was as it is now in turmoil," External link

xinhuanet_en Sunday, November 20, 2016 6:09:00 AM EAT

LeVar Burton added : "He was faced with an America not dissimilar from our own, an America railing from effects of a very costly conflict," External link

xinhuanet_en Sunday, November 20, 2016 6:09:00 AM EAT

LeVar Burton added : "He was faced with an America not dissimilar from our own, an America railing from effects of a very costly conflict," External link

xinhuanet_en Sunday, November 20, 2016 6:09:00 AM EAT

LeVar Burton said ( about Abraham Lincoln ) : "When President Lincoln stood here 153 years ago today, our nation was as it is now in turmoil," External link

xinhuanet_en Sunday, November 20, 2016 6:09:00 AM EAT

LeVar Burton said : "As a result of the Kickstarter, we were able to bring the entire library service over to the web and develop a product specifically for teachers to use in the classroom," External link

messenger-inquirer Tuesday, November 8, 2016 11:23:00 AM EAT

LeVar Burton said : "It was really a people's movement," "And that was pretty humbling to see in action how much people loved 'Reading Rainbow' and wanted to see it continue, wanted to see it go on and have a similar impact for a whole new generation of kids" External link

messenger-inquirer Tuesday, November 8, 2016 11:23:00 AM EAT

LeVar Burton said : "It was the 'Roots' experience that really showed me how powerful the medium could be to the purpose," "And so when the idea for 'Reading Rainbow' was pitched to me... The idea to do the counterintuitive, to use the medium of television to steer kids back in the direction of literature, it was fascinating to me" External link

messenger-inquirer Tuesday, November 8, 2016 11:23:00 AM EAT

LeVar Burton said : “This gets us to more access,” External link

baltimore-cbslocal Sunday, October 30, 2016 4:40:00 AM EAT

LeVar Burton said : “As a result of the Kickstarter, we were able to bring the entire library service over to the web and develop a product specifically for teachers to use in the classroom,” External link

baltimore-cbslocal Sunday, October 30, 2016 4:40:00 AM EAT

LeVar Burton said : “It was really a people’s movement,” “And that was pretty humbling to see in action how much people loved ‘Reading Rainbow’ and wanted to see it continue, wanted to see it go on and have a similar impact for a whole new generation of kids” External link

baltimore-cbslocal Sunday, October 30, 2016 4:40:00 AM EAT

LeVar Burton said : “It was the ‘Roots’ experience that really showed me how powerful the medium could be to the purpose,” “And so when the idea for ‘Reading Rainbow’ was pitched to me… the idea to do the counterintuitive, to use the medium of television to steer kids back in the direction of literature, it was fascinating to me” External link

baltimore-cbslocal Sunday, October 30, 2016 4:40:00 AM EAT



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LeVar Burton told ( about LeVar Burton ) : “Ninety-five percent of the time, more often than not, I am absolutely able to tell what’s their entry point to LeVar and the work I do,” External link

forbes Sunday, November 28, 2021 8:41:00 AM EAT

LeVar Burton told : “I want to make it clear, for the record, that I’m really happy with the way things worked out,” External link

forbes Sunday, November 28, 2021 8:41:00 AM EAT

LeVar Burton told : “I was disappointed to not get the job, but I’m the sort of person, I believe that everything happens for a reason. And if I didn’t get that job, that meant it wasn’t supposed to be for me, and I accepted that almost instantly and willingly. I know that the opportunities that are in front of me right now wouldn’t have come my way had I gotten the job, so I’m certain that this has worked out better for me than I could ever have imagined” External link

forbes Sunday, November 28, 2021 8:41:00 AM EAT

LeVar Burton told : “Trivial Pursuit is one of the best-known brands in the gaming universe,” External link

forbes Sunday, November 28, 2021 8:41:00 AM EAT

LeVar Burton said : “I'm really looking forward to it,” “What a club to be a member of! Actors Jimmy Stewart, Gregory Peck, John Wayne, I mean, it's crazy the company that I'm entering here. It's a great honor for me and my family” External link

forbes Sunday, November 28, 2021 8:41:00 AM EAT

LeVar Burton said : “This is less a narrative and more of a one sided conversation,” External link

forbes Sunday, November 28, 2021 8:41:00 AM EAT

LeVar Burton said : “I was amazed by the model Jelani and team have defined as a foolproof process of extracting a book from the author,” External link

forbes Sunday, November 28, 2021 8:41:00 AM EAT

LeVar Burton said : “Trivial Pursuit is one of the best-known brands in the gaming universe. I am thrilled to have partnered with Hasbro and eOne to bring this beloved game to market as a premium show for television,” External link

eurweb Thursday, November 18, 2021 9:38:00 PM EAT

LeVar Burton said ( about Alex Trebek ) : “The pressure, the natural tendency was to want to live up to Alex’s example, his legacy,” External link

eurweb Thursday, November 18, 2021 9:38:00 PM EAT

LeVar Burton said : "Trivial Pursuit is one of the best-known brands in the gaming universe. I am thrilled to have partnered with Hasbro and eOne to bring this beloved game to market as a premium show for television," External link

npr Thursday, November 18, 2021 8:43:00 PM EAT

LeVar Burton said : "The crazy thing is that when you set your sights on something, you know, they say be careful of what you wish for, because what I found out is that it wasn't the thing that I wanted after all," External link

npr Thursday, November 18, 2021 8:43:00 PM EAT

LeVar Burton told : “They say be careful of what you wish for, because what I found out is that it wasn’t the thing that I wanted after all,” External link

wkrn Thursday, November 18, 2021 1:06:00 AM EAT

LeVar Burton said : “We want the whole enchilada of the Tournament of Roses experience,” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, October 27, 2021 6:02:00 PM EAT

LeVar Burton said : “We want the whole enchilada of the Tournament of Roses experience,” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, October 27, 2021 5:47:00 AM EAT

LeVar Burton said : “We want the whole enchilada of the Tournament of Roses experience,” External link

dailynews Wednesday, October 27, 2021 5:13:00 AM EAT

LeVar Burton said : “I have long believed our imagination is the superpower of all human beings. Having the opportunity to share that story with kids was simply too paramount to pass up,” “I was amazed by the model Jelani and team have defined as a foolproof process of extracting a book from the author. It was exhilarating” External link

patch Saturday, October 23, 2021 12:21:00 PM EAT

LeVar Burton told : “I’ve been about education my entire career, and I definitely believe in the medium (of television) as one where more than simply entertaining is the order of the day” External link

dailynews Tuesday, October 5, 2021 7:36:00 PM EAT

LeVar Burton said : “As a lifelong advocate for literacy, the opportunity to launch my book club on Fable’s wonderful new platform is extremely exciting and timely,” External link

southernminn Wednesday, May 12, 2021 7:59:00 PM EAT

LeVar Burton said : “As a lifelong advocate for literacy, the opportunity to launch my book club on Fable’s wonderful new platform is extremely exciting and timely,” External link

actionnewsjax Wednesday, May 12, 2021 2:55:00 AM EAT

LeVar Burton said : “As a lifelong advocate for literacy, the opportunity to launch my book club on Fable’s wonderful new platform is extremely exciting and timely,” External link

buffalonews Wednesday, May 12, 2021 2:31:00 AM EAT

LeVar Burton said : “As a lifelong advocate for literacy, the opportunity to launch my book club on Fable’s wonderful new platform is extremely exciting and timely,” External link

citynews-ca Wednesday, May 12, 2021 1:46:00 AM EAT

LeVar Burton said : “As a lifelong advocate for literacy, the opportunity to launch my book club on Fable’s wonderful new platform is extremely exciting and timely,” External link

news4jax Wednesday, May 12, 2021 1:40:00 AM EAT

LeVar Burton said : “As a lifelong advocate for literacy, the opportunity to launch my book club on Fable’s wonderful new platform is extremely exciting and timely,” External link

highlandstoday Wednesday, May 12, 2021 1:19:00 AM EAT

LeVar Burton said : “As a lifelong advocate for literacy, the opportunity to launch my book club on Fable’s wonderful new platform is extremely exciting and timely,” External link

independent-UK Wednesday, May 12, 2021 1:14:00 AM EAT

LeVar Burton said : “As a lifelong advocate for literacy, the opportunity to launch my book club on Fable’s wonderful new platform is extremely exciting and timely,” External link

beaumontenterprise Wednesday, May 12, 2021 1:10:00 AM EAT

LeVar Burton said : “As a lifelong advocate for literacy, the opportunity to launch my book club on Fable’s wonderful new platform is extremely exciting and timely,” External link

680news Wednesday, May 12, 2021 1:07:00 AM EAT

LeVar Burton said : “As a lifelong advocate for literacy, the opportunity to launch my book club on Fable’s wonderful new platform is extremely exciting and timely,” External link

clickondetroit Wednesday, May 12, 2021 1:06:00 AM EAT

LeVar Burton said : “As a lifelong advocate for literacy, the opportunity to launch my book club on Fable’s wonderful new platform is extremely exciting and timely,” External link

seattlepi Wednesday, May 12, 2021 12:59:00 AM EAT

LeVar Burton said : “As a lifelong advocate for literacy, the opportunity to launch my book club on Fable’s wonderful new platform is extremely exciting and timely,” External link

click2houston Wednesday, May 12, 2021 12:58:00 AM EAT

LeVar Burton said ( about James Baldwin ) : "For my first FABLE Folio I selected books that have had a tremendous impact on my life," "At a time when Black people had very little representation in the publishing industry, Baldwin delivered a debut novel that introduced to the world an essential voice in American Literature. I invite everyone to join me on FABLE as I am both inspired and energized by the opportunity to not only re-read this story but also share my point of view and hear everyone else's as we read together" External link

prnewswire Tuesday, May 11, 2021 6:56:00 PM EAT

LeVar Burton said ( about Theodor Geisel ) : “That man, Theodore Geisel, is responsible for generations of wholesome, healthy, wonderful, creative content for children of all ages. So, I think we need to put things in perspective,” External link

eurweb Thursday, May 6, 2021 11:54:00 PM EAT

LeVar Burton told : "This is something that I really think is a good idea," External link

news-yahoo Friday, April 23, 2021 9:18:00 PM EAT

LeVar Burton said : "I am overjoyed, excited, and eager to be guest-hosting Jeopardy!" External link

npr Thursday, April 22, 2021 11:23:00 PM EAT

LeVar Burton told : “I don’t believe there is anyone out there who is better suited for this job than me,” External link

eurweb Thursday, April 22, 2021 6:15:00 PM EAT

LeVar Burton said : “I’ve had my eye on that job for a long time,” External link

forbes Thursday, April 22, 2021 1:48:00 AM EAT

LeVar Burton said : "This is something that I really think is a good idea," External link

13newsnow Thursday, April 22, 2021 12:55:00 AM EAT

LeVar Burton wrote : “Thank you to all y’all for your passionate support,” External link

mlive Wednesday, April 21, 2021 11:39:00 PM EAT

LeVar Burton said : "This is something that I really think is a good idea," External link

wtsp Wednesday, April 21, 2021 11:38:00 PM EAT

LeVar Burton told : "This is something that I really think is a good idea," External link

usaToday Wednesday, April 21, 2021 11:23:00 PM EAT

LeVar Burton added : “And I think that there’s a certain amount of personality that needs to be present,” External link

news-yahoo Monday, April 12, 2021 2:18:00 PM EAT

LeVar Burton added : “And I think that there’s a certain amount of personality that needs to be present,” “I’ve seen some of the guest hosts who are not as familiar with this particular type of communication... which is to say, dealing with the contestants and the mechanics of the game while including the audience at home. It’s not like everybody can do it” External link

thedailybeast Saturday, April 10, 2021 10:52:00 PM EAT

LeVar Burton said : "He taught me that it was okay to use television as a ministry, that it was possible to enlighten while entertaining, that the two don't cancel each other out," External link

CBSnews Thursday, April 8, 2021 11:08:00 PM EAT

LeVar Burton said : "He taught me that it was okay to use television as a ministry, that it was possible to enlighten while entertaining, that the two don't cancel each other out," External link

CBSnews Thursday, April 8, 2021 6:14:00 PM EAT

LeVar Burton wrote : "Even if nothing comes from it, I can't tell you how much I appreciate all of your love and support!" External link

foxnews Thursday, April 8, 2021 6:30:00 AM EAT

LeVar Burton said : "Simply the most powerful medium in the history of civilization for communicating thoughts, ideas and stories," External link

CBSnews Sunday, February 28, 2021 6:05:00 PM EAT

LeVar Burton said : "There was an America before 'Roots,' and there was an America after 'Roots,'" "And the America after 'Roots' was aware that this nation was founded on a system that was brutal" External link

CBSnews Sunday, February 28, 2021 6:05:00 PM EAT

LeVar Burton said : "The reason why 'Roots' was broadcast in eight consecutive nights of programming was because the network was nervous that nobody would tune in," External link

CBSnews Sunday, February 28, 2021 6:05:00 PM EAT

LeVar Burton said : "Thanks. I'm blessed. I am," "I have lived an amazingly charmed existence. I really have. And I'm grateful" External link

CBSnews Sunday, February 28, 2021 6:05:00 PM EAT

LeVar Burton says : “The opportunities immediately post-‘Roots’ were the opportunities of a celebrity,” External link

eurweb Saturday, February 27, 2021 8:37:00 PM EAT

LeVar Burton says : "The opportunities immediately post-'Roots' were the opportunities of a celebrity," External link

CBSnews Thursday, February 25, 2021 11:21:00 PM EAT

LeVar Burton wrote : “Elegance, warmth, beauty, wisdom, style and abundant grace,” External link

bworldcom Sunday, January 31, 2021 8:01:00 PM EAT

LeVar Burton wrote : “Elegance, warmth, beauty, wisdom, style and abundant grace,” External link

GulfDailyNews Saturday, January 30, 2021 12:26:00 PM EAT

LeVar Burton wrote : "Elegance, warmth, beauty, wisdom, style and abundant grace," External link

independent-ie Friday, January 29, 2021 12:19:00 PM EAT

LeVar Burton wrote : "Elegance, warmth, beauty, wisdom, style and abundant grace," External link

thestarkenya Friday, January 29, 2021 12:14:00 PM EAT

LeVar Burton wrote : “Elegance, warmth, beauty, wisdom, style and abundant grace,” External link

aljazeera-en Friday, January 29, 2021 12:10:00 PM EAT

LeVar Burton wrote : "Elegance, warmth, beauty, wisdom, style and abundant grace," External link

dhakatribune Friday, January 29, 2021 8:59:00 AM EAT

LeVar Burton explains : “I was the best reader in the class,” External link

forbes Friday, April 3, 2020 6:21:00 PM EAT

LeVar Burton says : “It’s Neil at his best, creating a fantastical situation with a character that we can all relate to,” External link

forbes Friday, April 3, 2020 6:21:00 PM EAT

LeVar Burton told : “I could not get used to the idea of just standing there and letting someone hurl a whip at me,” External link

eurweb Wednesday, February 19, 2020 4:36:00 AM EAT

LeVar Burton says : “There was an America before ROOTS and there was an America after ROOTS and post ROOTS , America was a greater, more enlightened nation. We came to a better, deeper, more informed understanding of the evil nature, intent, and outcomes of chattel slavery as practiced in America,” External link

thegrio Tuesday, January 7, 2020 6:17:00 PM EAT

LeVar Burton said : “Spoiler Alert: Unless you have walked the walk of the African American experience in this country, it is difficult — not impossible — but difficult, to know what that journey is on the daily. Trust me when I say, being Black in America is not for the weak of heart,” External link

thegrio Tuesday, January 7, 2020 6:17:00 PM EAT

LeVar Burton wrote : “The first installment of, This Is My Story , is an incident from my own life,” External link

thegrio Tuesday, January 7, 2020 6:17:00 PM EAT

LeVar Burton said : "Each of us, I would say certainly, right?" "It is unreasonable to assume that he doesn't know those people anymore, or that he stopped talking to them. And if he did there's good storytelling in why" External link

click2houston Saturday, July 13, 2019 9:35:00 AM EAT

LeVar Burton said : "Are you gonna see all of us together, again, in a scene or episode? I don't know," External link

click2houston Saturday, July 13, 2019 9:35:00 AM EAT

LeVar Burton told : “Literacy is the birthright of every human being, even in this digital age,” External link

denverpost Tuesday, December 18, 2018 4:17:00 PM EAT

LeVar Burton told : “Literacy is the birthright of every human being, even in this digital age,” External link

therepublic Tuesday, December 18, 2018 9:56:00 AM EAT

LeVar Burton told : “Literacy is the birthright of every human being, even in this digital age,” External link

chicagotribune Tuesday, December 18, 2018 9:32:00 AM EAT

LeVar Burton said ( about Abraham Lincoln ) : "When President Lincoln stood here 153 years ago today, our nation was as it is now in turmoil," External link

xinhuanet_en Sunday, November 20, 2016 6:09:00 AM EAT

LeVar Burton added : "He was faced with an America not dissimilar from our own, an America railing from effects of a very costly conflict," External link

xinhuanet_en Sunday, November 20, 2016 6:09:00 AM EAT

LeVar Burton added : "He was faced with an America not dissimilar from our own, an America railing from effects of a very costly conflict," External link

xinhuanet_en Sunday, November 20, 2016 6:09:00 AM EAT

LeVar Burton said ( about Abraham Lincoln ) : "When President Lincoln stood here 153 years ago today, our nation was as it is now in turmoil," External link

xinhuanet_en Sunday, November 20, 2016 6:09:00 AM EAT

LeVar Burton said : "As a result of the Kickstarter, we were able to bring the entire library service over to the web and develop a product specifically for teachers to use in the classroom," External link

messenger-inquirer Tuesday, November 8, 2016 11:23:00 AM EAT

LeVar Burton said : "It was really a people's movement," "And that was pretty humbling to see in action how much people loved 'Reading Rainbow' and wanted to see it continue, wanted to see it go on and have a similar impact for a whole new generation of kids" External link

messenger-inquirer Tuesday, November 8, 2016 11:23:00 AM EAT

LeVar Burton said : "It was the 'Roots' experience that really showed me how powerful the medium could be to the purpose," "And so when the idea for 'Reading Rainbow' was pitched to me... The idea to do the counterintuitive, to use the medium of television to steer kids back in the direction of literature, it was fascinating to me" External link

messenger-inquirer Tuesday, November 8, 2016 11:23:00 AM EAT

LeVar Burton said : “This gets us to more access,” External link

baltimore-cbslocal Sunday, October 30, 2016 4:40:00 AM EAT

LeVar Burton said : “As a result of the Kickstarter, we were able to bring the entire library service over to the web and develop a product specifically for teachers to use in the classroom,” External link

baltimore-cbslocal Sunday, October 30, 2016 4:40:00 AM EAT

LeVar Burton said : “It was really a people’s movement,” “And that was pretty humbling to see in action how much people loved ‘Reading Rainbow’ and wanted to see it continue, wanted to see it go on and have a similar impact for a whole new generation of kids” External link

baltimore-cbslocal Sunday, October 30, 2016 4:40:00 AM EAT

LeVar Burton said : “It was the ‘Roots’ experience that really showed me how powerful the medium could be to the purpose,” “And so when the idea for ‘Reading Rainbow’ was pitched to me… the idea to do the counterintuitive, to use the medium of television to steer kids back in the direction of literature, it was fascinating to me” External link

baltimore-cbslocal Sunday, October 30, 2016 4:40:00 AM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
actor26.47%EN02/26/201726/02/2017
advocate11.76%EN02/23/201723/02/2017
director14.71%EN02/16/201716/02/2017
acteur5.88%FR01/05/201705/01/2017
longtime host20.59%EN11/08/201608/11/2016
host14.71%EN11/08/201608/11/2016
star5.88%EN08/29/201629/08/2016
Names Lang Count
LeVar BurtonEN95.65%
LeVar BurtonFR4.35%


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