LeVar Burton

‘Reading Rainbow’ owner sues LeVar Burton

For many of us, LeVar Burton and Reading Rainbow are one in the same. The familiar face hosted the PBS staple from 1983 to 2006 and introduced generations of children to stories they’d carry into adulthood. Today, he’s continuing that legacy with a podcast entitled LeVar Burton Reads.

While the effort is definitely commendable, it doesn’t come without its own headaches. The Hollywood Reporter reports that the broadcast network that owns the rights to Reading Rainbow filed a lawsuit against Burton for using intellectual property connected to the series on his podcast. 

‘2 Dope Queens’ Produce A Podcast About Being Exactly That

I recently wrote a list of 10 wonderful podcasts that are mostly hosted by black people and speak about a number of topics from a black perspective. After it went live, I was put on to plenty more worth checking out, so expect another post in the near future. One of the additions to that next list will likely be a podcast called “2 Dope Queens.”