LeVar Burton urges kids to 'read banned books' because 'that's where the good stuff is'

Take a look. It's in a banned book.

Former Reading Rainbow host LeVar Burton appeared on The Daily Show this week to call on kids to "read banned books." In a sketch, Burton repeatedly recommends books to viewers, including one about Rosa Parks, only to learn they've been banned for one reason or another.

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