Levar Burton, Reading Rainbow, Childrens Literature, Childrens Entertainment, KOLUMN Magazine, KOLUMN

LeVar Burton Is Being Sued by a Public Broadcasting Station Over Reading Rainbow | The Root In today’s episode of Black People Can’t Have a Damn Thing, Not Even if We Played a Major Role in Building It From the Ground Up, actor LeVar Burton is being personally sued by a Buffalo, N.Y., public broadcasting station that wants to stop him from using a Reading Rainbow catchphrase on his new podcast.

Freedmen's Bureau, Freedmen’s Savings and Trust Company, African American News, African American History, Black History, KOLUMN Magazine

Did You Know: Freedmen’s Savings and Trust Company (1865-1874) – Afram News The Freedmen’s Savings and Trust Company, commonly referred to as The Freedmen’s Bank, was incorporated on March 3, 1865. It was created by the United States Congress along with the Freedmen’s Bureau to aid the freedmen in their transition from slavery to freedom.

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