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The Weekly Challenger newspaper is distributed to the following cities:

St. Petersburg | Clearwater | Largo | Tarpon Springs | Dunedin | Safety Harbor

Submissions Deadlines + Policy

The Weekly Challenger is published weekly on Thursdays. All news items, advertising copy and related art submitted for Thursday’s publications must be at the office of The Weekly Challenger no later than 4pm each Monday.

Submissions to The Weekly Challenger may be edited for reasons of space, clarity or for considerations of liability. All submissions become the sole property of The Weekly Challenger. The Weekly Challenger reserves the right to run all or part of any submission at a later time. Some submissions may take precedence due to timeliness or newsworthiness. All press releases must be sent to:

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The Weekly Challenger reach extends to 100,000 readers monthly. Download The Weekly Challenger’s Media Kit here for more data and submission guidelines. Contact our advertising department:

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The Weekly Challenger offers the flexibility of a traditional reading experience as well as premium digital features. Print subscription rates are $50 annually, with single copies costing 50 cents.

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The Weekly Challenger | P.O. Box 35130 | St. Petersburg, FL 33705

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The Weekly Challenger Team

Ethel L. Johnson, CEO/Publisher Emerita

Lyn Johnson, Publisher/General Manager

Irene Johnson-Pridgen, Advertising Department

Lorrie Bellinger, Art Director

Columnist’s Disclaimer

The views expressed by The Weekly Challenger columnists/advice columnists do not necessarily reflect the views of The Weekly Challenger. By publishing such columns, The Challenger is not advocating the following of any advice or suggestion expressed.

The Black Press

believes that America can best lead the world from racial antagonism when it accords to every man, regardless of race, creed or color, his human and legal rights. Hating no man, fearing no man…the Black Press strives to help every man in the firm belief that all men are hurt as long as anyone is held back.

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