Birmingham Urban League Creates New Youth Boxing Program

By National Urban League
Published 05 AM EDT, Wed Oct 16, 2019
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A new program from the Birmingham Urban League (Birmingham, AL will be available to young men from across the city.

At 4 p.m. Tuesday, the group will announce the launch of the Magic City Boxing Club. CEO William Barnes will make the announcement at Carver High School.

The Birmingham Urban League is partnering with the city of Birmingham, Birmingham City Schools and Round One Boxing to make the program a reality.

“Students who participate in after school activities are more likely to have higher grades, improved physical health, and stray away from harmful activity,” the statement from the group read.

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