The DePaulia

“Shot in the Dark”: the story of being an elite athlete in Chicago’s West Side

Marissa De La Cerda, Contributing Writer

April 16, 2018

It’s a familiar story. Two star basketball players have dreams and aspirations bigger than their gang-affiliated Chicago neighborhood will allow. There was “Hoop Dreams” in 1994, which followed two African-American teenagers from poor neighborhoods in Chicago who are recruited by a basketball ...

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Shot in the Dark