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LeVar Burton: Roots

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Actor LeVar Burton was introduced to audiences as Kunta Kinte in 1977's Roots television mini-series and throughout his career, continued to carry out socially and culturally conscious projects. Today, LeVar discusses the 30th anniversary of PBS' Reading Rainbow, being part of the Star Trek: The Next Generation family, and producing an updated remake of the iconic Roots.

Photo: (L-R) Malachi Kirby, who plays Kunta Kinte in the remake of Roots, with LeVar Burton

Credits

Guest:
LeVar Burton - actor, director and author - @levarburton

Host:
Elvis Mitchell

Producer:
Blake Veit