Donald M. Suggs http://news.stlpublicradio.org en St. Louis American Newspaper Observes 85th Anniversary http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/st-louis-american-newspaper-observes-85th-anniversary <p>The <a href="http://www.stlamerican.com/">St. Louis American </a>has a circulation of 70,000 and is the largest weekly in Missouri targeting African American readers.&nbsp; It reaches 40-45 percent of black households in the St. Louis metropolitan area.</p><p>It has received top national honors for journalistic excellence several times and it was named the best African American newspaper in the country in 2006.&nbsp;</p><p>Host Don Marsh spoke with Dr. Donald Suggs, the principal owner, publisher and executive editor of the newspaper for the last three decades.</p> Wed, 27 Mar 2013 20:05:15 +0000 Alex Heuer, Mary Edwards & Don Marsh 24893 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org St. Louis American Newspaper Observes 85th Anniversary