The Hood CNN: How Zack Stoner Documented Chicago
This week, we bring you the story of Zack Stoner, an independent citizen journalist, who was shot and killed in downtown Chicago in May of 2018. Stoner gained local fame for his gritty videos that chronicled a life in Chicago that was rarely captured by news cameras. Naming himself the "hood CNN", Zack interviewed up and coming rappers such as Chief Keef, Famous Dex, and Lil Durk on his YouTube page ZackTV1.
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- Ch 289How Chance The Rapper and Chicago Activists Are Fighting For EducationThis week, Complex is back in Chicago for ComplexCon and Community Week. As part of our coverage, this episode examines the mass closures of 50 Chicago public schools in 2013. Activists and celebrities like Chance the Rapper have been outspoken about the the long-lasting consequences of school closures in communities that are already at risk.How the NCAA Made Deestroying Pick Between Football & YouTubeFor the latest installment of Complex News Presents, we spoke to De La Haye about his controversial case and how it fueled the ongoing debate about student-athlete compensation and the restrictive NCAA guidelines.