Why Many NC Eugenics Victims Not Getting Compensation
North Carolina will begin compensating victims of the state’s decades long eugenics program at the end of the month. It’s part of the law passed last year to divide $10 million evenly among victims. It doesn’t look like payments will be going to that many people. Only about a third of claims for the compensation have been approved. Mark Dorosin joins Morning Edition host Marshall Terry from the UNC Center for Civil Rights. The center represents about 40 people making the claims.