The Sacramento Observer was founded in 1962 and has earned more than 700 awards and recognition as one of the best Black Press newspapers in the country. It reports on Northern California's Black community and will celebrate 60 years in print this year.

On this week's episode of the Visit Sacramento Podcast, Publisher Larry Lee shares why the Black Press is important, the history of the Sacramento Observer, and how it tells the story of Northern California's Black population, and how important it is to share its community's stories as well as speak truth to power. Lee also shares the importance of having Black History Month, and plans for the newspaper's future.

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