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The Detroit News: Rachael Ray & Evander Holyfield Unveil New Kitchen

From the Detroit News: Downtown Boxing Gym Youth Program welcomed Rachael Ray and her TV show crew into the new facility on E. Vernor Hwy. …

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National Journal: The streets have no waiting list

DE­TROIT—Khali Sweeney can still feel the shame. Thirty years later, there is no for­get­ting his worst pub­lic school memor­ies—those days when a text­book passed slowly …

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In Khali’s Corner. The Story of Downtown Boxing Gym

In our own words and pictures, Katie Couric, Gabriel Noble and TruFilms captured the essence of what we do at Downtown Boxing Gym Youth Program …

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InStyle Magazine: Madonna Hits the Boxing Ring for an Empowering Cause

Home Town Girl is Back! I love you Detroit with all my ❤️#rebelheart A photo posted by Madonna (@madonna) on Oct 1, 2015 at 10:31pm …

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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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