Photo of LeVar Burton, who will be the keynote speaker at RootsTech 2017.
LeVar Burton will be the keynote speaker at RootsTech 2017.

We here at Evalogue.Life are thrilled to be a part of RootsTech this year as an exhibitor in the Exhibition Hall this February. Please come visit us to learn more about what we do and for the chance to win some free services! Adding to that thrill will be the opportunity to hear from ultimate storyteller and promoter of literacy, Levar Burton! Below is an article from RootsTech about his visit.

LeVar Burton is known by millions as the face of Reading Rainbow, the beloved, long running PBS children’s television series, and for his role as Geordi La Forge, Chief Engineer in the iconic Star Trek: The Next Generation series. Many also remember seeing his talent debut in 1977 when he was cast in the groundbreaking role of Kunta Kinte in the landmark television miniseries Roots. In addition to his familiar talent as an actor, he is an accomplished director, producer, writer, speaker, educator, and entrepreneur. He is the honored recipient of 12 Emmy Awards, a Grammy and five NAACP Awards. Burton has experienced continual success in his innovative efforts to promote his passion for literature, storytelling, and imagination. He is the Co-Founder and Curator-in-Chief of RRKIDZ, the online home of Reading Rainbow and Skybrary. With millions of fans throughout the world, he continues his mission to inspire, entertain and educate.

(Text and photo credit: RootsTech: https://www.rootstech.org/rootstech-2017)

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