St. Louis American

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3:05 pm
Wed March 27, 2013

St. Louis American Newspaper Observes 85th Anniversary

Dr. Donald M. Suggs, Publisher and Executive Editor, St. Louis American
Courtesy: St. Louis American

The St. Louis American has a circulation of 70,000 and is the largest weekly in Missouri targeting African American readers.  It reaches 40-45 percent of black households in the St. Louis metropolitan area.

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. 

Host Don Marsh spoke with Dr. Donald Suggs, the principal owner, publisher and executive editor of the newspaper for the last three decades.

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