Help LeVar Burton bring Reading Rainbow to the web and classrooms

May 29, 2014 6:50 PM

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He was Kunta Kinte in Roots and Geordi La Forge in Star Trek: The Next Generation, but for a generation of kids growing up in the 1980's and 90's, LeVar Burton was the guy that did Reading Rainbow, which ran from 1983 - 2006.

Reading Rainbow was after my time but pretty much all of my younger friends speak fondly of the show, which aimed to foster a love of books and reading in kids. Now LeVar Burton is trying to bring it back, and he's turned to Kickstarter for help.

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