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B.L.A.C. Detroit: Downtown Boxing Youth Program Founder ‘Coach Khali’ Sweeney

The Detroit nonprofit and its founder provide kids from all over the metro Detroit area a place to learn boxing and work toward a safe, …

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At Detroit’s Downtown Boxing Gym, kids find athletic and academic success

On a cold December day in East Detroit, a dozen kids form a human assembly line stretching across the parking lot of the Downtown Boxing …

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Downtown Boxing Gym student: ‘My teachers and my coaches inspire me’

By Mary Murray, Senior Producer, NBC News Khali Sweeney, a boxing trainer on Detroit’s east side, paced the cement floor and stared at the clock. …

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Hour Detroit: Downtown Boxing Gym Teaches Life Lessons

THE GOOD FIGHT: Downtown Boxing Gym’s program offers serious training — and attitude adjustments By Monica Mercer, Hour Detroit Published: February 15, 2013 Overusing an …

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