Cultural Leadership honors Cohn, Suggs

Cultural Leadership will honor Jewish Light Editor-in-Chief Emeritus Robert A. Cohn and St. Louis American Publisher and Executive Editor Donald Suggs with the organization’s “Troublemaker of the Best Kind Award” during an event from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 11 at the Nine Network, 3655 Olive Street. Tickets are $75; call 314-725-3222 or email [email protected]

Cultural Leadership  brings together St. Louis teens for intensive study and dialogue about issues of importance to the Jewish and African-American communities.  The award will recognize Suggs and Cohn for  of their many years of combining journalism with human relations and human rights advocacy.

The event will include a panel discussion on “Social Movements & The Media,” featuring Cohn, Suggs and Jim Kirchherr of the Nine Network of Public Media, which will be moderated by Don Marsh, host of “St. Louis on the Air” on St. Louis Public Radio, 90.7 KWMU.