Former Vice Lord helps keep North Lawndale kids safe

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Derek Brown, a former gang member, is now all about gloves - not guns. (WLS)

Derek Brown, a former gang member, is now all about gloves - not guns.

Brown runs Boxing Out Negativity, an after-school boxing program for youth in Chicago's North Lawndale neighborhood. He is helping kids escape the violence plaguing the city.

For more information, check out northlawndaleboxingleague.org and Boxing Out Negativity's Facebook page.

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