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Racial Disparity in States' Victim Compensation Funds

Black victims of violent crime disproportionately denied aid

By Claudia Lauer and Mike Catalini Associated Press
Posted 5/21/23

The cold formality of the letter is seared in Debra Long’s memory.

It began “Dear Claimant” and said her 24-year-old son, Randy, who was fatally shot in April 2006, was not an …

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