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<p>From 1937 to 1966, Black women were most likely to be forcibly sterilized in the state; desegregation coincided with a dramatic increase in the rate. "In North Carolina, which sterilized the third highest number of people in the United States – <a href="https://journalnow.com/news/local/against-their-will-north-carolinas-sterilization-program/image_acfc2fb8-8feb-11e2-a857-0019bb30f31a.html" target="_blank">7,600 people from 1929 to 1973</a>"</p><p><br /></p><p>More info <a href="https://ihpi.umich.edu/news/forced-sterilization-policies-us-targeted-minorities-and-those-disabilities-and-lasted-21st" target="_blank">here</a>. </p><p><br /></p><p>#reproductiverights</p>

From 1937 to 1966, Black women were most likely to be forcibly sterilized in the state; desegregation coincided with a dramatic increase in the rate. "In North Carolina, which sterilized the third highest number of people in the United States – 7,600 people from 1929 to 1973"


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