With thousands of young demonstrators marching in Winston-Salem to protest the police killing of George Floyd, an older generation in Winston-Salem is looking back.
It's been just over a year since Darryl Hunt took his own life in a parking lot in Winston-Salem, an act that shocked a community of people who looked up to him as an icon of graceful strength.
A scholarship has been established in honor of the late Darryl Hunt, the man who spent nearly 19 years in prison before being exonerated in the death of a Winston-Salem newspaper editor.
Winston-Salem police have reported that Darryl Hunt was found dead early Sunday morning. Hunt served nearly 20 years in prison before he was exonerated for a murder committed in 1984.