Assemblymember Levine Celebrates California's Rich Black History

Tuesday, January 8, 2013

(Sacramento) – February is Black History Month. To commemorate the contributions of California's African Americans, California State Assemblymember Marc Levine (D-San Rafael) tells the story of Colonel Allen Allensworth in this PSA. Colonel Allensworth was born a slave, but went on to become the highest ranking African American in the U.S. military, and eventually founding his own town. Learn more about Colonel Allensworth and his contribution to California's Black history, in this Assembly Access Video.