A despicable chapter in American history: http://nuweb9.neu.edu/civilrights/north-carolina/booker-t-spicely/
Unfortunately, there were so many we know about. I can only imagine the horrors hidden by a culture of lies and the passage of time.
On a positive note, within 15 years the first Durham public school was integrated.
My apologies, correct name is H.D. Council.
Death certificate notes his death by homicide at 4th Street (Berkeley Street.)