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LeVar Burton will receive the Children's & Family Emmy Awards’ lifetime achievement honor.

The former 'Reading Rainbow' personality has teamed up with Hasbro and eOne to bring the family favorite trivia game “Trivial Pursuit” to television.

Levar Burton has said he has no interest in hosting Jeopardy!. After that messy host selection process messy who could blame him. But for some reason, Los Angeles Times reporter Stephen Battaglio took it upon himself to enter the conversation and insert his misguided belief that Burton would jump at the chance if offered the primary spot.

Newly selected "Jeopardy!" host Mike Richards is stepping down as host before he even began after backlash from allegations he was a sexual harasser and outrage that actor LeVar Burton was snubbed and not chosen for the job.

Burton finally took the stage Monday as guest host of the long-running quiz show, bringing the warmth and nostalgia millions remember from their childhood mixed with the wit and charm of America's next game show host.

President Trump escalates his war of words with LaVar Ball calling him a "poor man's version of Don King."

WNED, a New York public broadcaster and owner of "Reading Rainbow," has filed a wide-ranging lawsuit against LeVar Burton to stop him from using the PBS show's catchphrase and other actions.

Nearly forty years after Roots debuted on national television, the History Channel has brought the iconic story back to the forefront of our nation’s consciousness. History’s re-imagining of one of the highest-rated TV shows of all time “will allow new audiences to experience this epic family saga with a new vision that is both inspiring […]

In an effort to raise dollars for the Children’s Miracle Network Hospital, reading crusader and actor LeVar Burton (pictured in white tee) read “Go The F**k To Sleep” by Adam Mansbach during a charity telethon. SEE ALSO: Magic Johnson Sets Record Straight On His HIV Status Burton will not only be forever remembered for his riveting performance as […]

Podcast Download Retired Police Detective Ron Stallworth infiltrated the Colorado Springs chapter of the Ku Klux Klan and was eventually asked to lead the group. Stallworth joined  Martin on “NewsOne Now” to share his experiences as a Black Klansman. A new study provides evidence that Voter ID Laws are discriminatory. Marshall Walter Taylor, Chanelle Hardy and Raynard […]

LeVar Burton and other celebrities have turned to crowdfunding to fund their new projects. Evita Robinson, Travel blogger/Crowdfunding consultant and Rodney Sampson, Social media consultant joined Roland Martin Friday on “NewsOne Now” to explain how Spike Lee, Salli Richardson and Don Cheadle are using crowdfunding to bring their creative ideas to life. Be sure to listen to “NewsOne […]