This series rather exhaustively looks back over nearly 20 years of history surrounding the prosecution and incarceration of Darryl Hunt, a black man accused of raping and murdering a white woman in downtown Winston-Salem. It uncovers the weaknesses in the prosecution’s case and its improprieties. What makes it notable is the way that, for the most part, narrative detail makes the complicated legal story engaging and readable (we did get a bit bogged down at times, nevertheless). We were impressed with the series’ clear exposition of a complicated string of legal events.
Read “Murder, Race, Justice: The State v. Darryl Hunt,” by Deborah Sykes