The state of North Carolina set aside $10 million for reparations payments to living survivors of the state’s eugenics program, which forcibly sterilized approximately 7,600 people (“North Carolina Set To Compensate Forced Sterilization Victims” by Scott Neuman, NPR, July 25, 2013; “Families of NC Eugenics Victims No Longer Alive Still Have Shot at Compensation” by Anne Blythe, News & Observer (Raleigh, N.C.), March 17, 2017).

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