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N.C. Senate Killed the Compensation Program for Survivors of State Eugenics Program

by Jorge Rivas on June 21 2012, 2:42PM

North Carolina’s plan to compensate people who were sterilized under the state’s eugenics program is probably not going go through because the State Senate scratched it off the budget Wednesday.

Topics: Health, /NOW

North Carolina Panel: Sterilization Victims Should Get $50K

by Jorge Rivas on January 10 2012, 12:55PM

If the legislature approves the panel’s recommendation it will mark the first time a state compensates victims of a once-common public health practice called eugenics.

Topics: Health, /NOW

North Carolina Woman on Eugenics Program: 'I Was Never Feebleminded!'

North Carolina Woman on Eugenics Program: ‘I Was Never Feebleminded!’

by Jorge Rivas on August 17 2011, 1:07PM

Elaine Riddick, one of thousands of mostly black women who were forcibly sterilized under the state’s eugencis program, speaks out for other victims.

Topics: History

North Carolina Confronts the Ugly Past of Its Eugenics Law

North Carolina Confronts the Ugly Past of Its Eugenics Law

by Asraa Mustufa on June 15 2011, 12:39PM

Surviving victims of the state’s forced sterilization programs will be able to tell their stories and push for reparations.

Topics: Gender & Sexuality, History

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