Henry McKinley "Mickey" Michaux Jr. was a state representative for more than 40 years and a close personal friend of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Thanks to his mother's cooking, as Mickey likes to joke, Dr. King would stay at his house every time he visited the Durham area. Mickey says he was also not far from Dr. King when he gave his "I Have a Dream" speech in August of 1963 in Washington, D.C. Mickey sits down with Tim to discuss his time with King, his friendship with Wilmington native and former legendary Boston Celtics shooting guard Sam Jones, and his views on the current state of the country.
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With the speed of the local news cycle, it's easy to forget that the politicians who represent us and the influencers in our communities are more than just sound bites. North Carolina veteran reporter and anchor Tim Boyum is loosening his signature bow tie for candid conversations with powers players across the state. In "Tying It Together," Tim uncovers what makes these newsmakers tick, explores fascinating life stories, and helps all of us get a better grasp on the issues affecting our community.
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