NCCU coach’s life lessons on police, giving back, and overcoming the odds

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Tim talks with NCCU men’s basketball coach LeVelle Moton about his hard road to success and how he is giving back to his hometown community.

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N.C. Central University men’s basketball coach LeVelle Moton has been incredibly successful throughout his career, leading his team to the NCAA tournament numerous times. But it didn’t come without a lot of hard work, both on and off the court.

On this episode of “Tying It Together With Tim Boyum,” Tim talks with Moton about his difficult path to success and how he overcame incredible odds to find himself in the position he’s in today.  

From the housing projects of Raleigh, to watching his friends go to prison for murder and practically trying to sabotage his own future, Moton’s story will shock, inspire and capture your attention.  

Now, after finding success, learn how he is giving back by working on a new housing project in the same neighborhood he grew up in.


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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 power 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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Anthony Barnett
Anthony is the author of the Science & Technology section of ANH.