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Guest LeVar Burton

The world met LeVar Burton in his 1977 role as Kunta Kinte in Roots. He gained even more fans as Lieutenant Commander Geordi La Forge on Star Trek: The Next Generation and a whole other generation knows him as the host of the long-running PBS series Reading Rainbow, which has recently developed an app for kids. The award-winning Burton has a passion for technology, evidenced in part by his vibrant Twitter life and the occasional social media controversy. He's had a unique place as an artist in historic conversations about culture, technology, race and literacy.  Not bad for a kid who thought about becoming a priest but opted for drama school instead. But don’t take our word for it... check him out in the red chair.

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