Assemblymember Levine celebrates California's rich black history

(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.