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. Trans Urban News Service

. Trans Urban News Service

Chapter:
(p.87) 8. Trans Urban News Service
Source:
City Son
Author(s):
Wayne Dawkins
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:10.14325/mississippi/9781617032585.003.0008

This chapter describes events from 1977 to 1978. These include the opening of Trans Urban News Service’s office in summer 1977; Cooper and Utrice Leid’s grant application to fund TNS and hire staff; the strike held by New York City’s three daily newspapers, the Times, Daily News, and Post in August 1978; and black congresswoman Shirley Chisholm’s refusal to support black candidates for major political office.

Keywords:   Andy Cooper, Trans New Service, New York City, newspapers, Shirley Chisolm

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