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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