Former Bee Theater Critic Marcus Crowder Reflects On His Cultural And Personal Milestones In Sacramento Wednesday, May 16, 2018 | Sacramento, CA Listen / download audio Update RequiredTo play audio, update browser or Flash plugin. Bert Johnson / Capital Public Radio Marcus Crowder was a longtime theater and music critic for The Sacramento Bee. He's also African-American. He join Insight host Beth Ruyak in-studio to talk about his experiences as a black man in Sacramento. This is the first conversation in a series that will explore the life stories and experieces of African-Americans in our community.