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People Magazine: Madonna Looks Fierce Visiting Boxing Gym in Detroit

Madonna hasn’t forgotten her roots! The superstar and Michigan native made a special stop during her Rebel Heart Tour at the Downtown Youth Boxing Gym ...
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WDIV: Madonna Shows Support for Downtown Boxing Gym

Paula Tutman: Start with this program to begin with — it is a big deal. Then when you get a superstar like Madonna involved, the ...
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Metro Times: Eminem’s Foundation to Match Donations

By Adam Theisen on Tue, Aug 25, 2015 Photo courtesy Downtown Boxing Gym Youth Program Just after opening up their new home, the Downtown Boxing Gym in Detroit has ...
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Detroit News: Eminem Lending Muscle to Detroit’s Downtown Boxing Gym

Reposted from The Detroit News: Adam Graham, The Detroit News 8:07 p.m. EDT August 25, 2015 Rapper’s fundraising initiative for the youth tutoring program runs ...
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WDET Detroit Today: How Can Boxing Help Detroit Youth?

From WDET’s website: Stephen Henderson talks with Khali Sweeney, founder and program director of Downtown Boxing Gym and Dorian Hogan, youth boxer, about what the gym does for Detroit kids. More ...
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WXYZ: Youth boxing program expands “Books Before Boxing” Policy

WXYZ’s Kristin Pierce reports on the Youth Program expansion and mission. See the full story on WXYZ.
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The Detroit News: Downtown Boxing Gym Youth Program Expands

After operating out of a former car wash for eight years, the Downtown Boxing Gym Youth Program finally has a new home. On Wednesday, the ...
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Downtown Boxing Gym youth program to celebrate opening of new facility

By Local 4 – ClickOnDetroit news staff August 19, 2015 DETROIT – The Downtown Boxing Gym youth program is relocating and expanding Wednesday, as staff, ...
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Plymouth Observer: Gale, Cengage Learning Flash Mob for Charity Hits Plymouth for DBG Youth Program

A sunrise flash mob fitness event Friday in Plymouth’s Kellogg Park capped a fundraiser by Gale, a publisher of resource materials for libraries and businesses ...
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Metro Times: How Downtown Boxing Gym found a new home

A converted book bindery on the east side of Detroit is unusually active on this late Wednesday afternoon, as scores of cars parked up on ...
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