Adrain Kimbrough

Adrain Kimbrough, 35, has mental illness, and died after being assaulted by another incarcerated person in an Alabama prison. Adrain’s sister stated that he was in prison for 14 years due to state negligence. He had recently been transferred from a facility where he was in a cell where he received supervision due to his […]

Stolen Lives: Alabama man ‘baked to death’ in overheated mental health prison cell

Reporting from the AP: “Thomas Lee Rutledge died of hyperthermia on Dec. 7, 2020, at William E. Donaldson Correctional Facility in Bessemer. Rutledge had an internal temperature of 109 degrees when he was found unresponsive in the mental health cell, according to the lawsuit which was filed by the man’s sister and names prison staff, […]

Alabama: AMI Kids equips youth & families to overcome barriers toward more positive future

Reporting from the Greenville Advocate: “According to regional director and licensed clinical social worker, Korah Skuce, since 2018, AMI has offered comprehensive services nationwide, from preventative to residential programs. AMI partners with the Alabama Department of Youth Services to offer family services like Functional Family Therapy (FFT), a nationally recognized, family- and community-based model designed […]

Alabama said prison strike was ‘under control.’ Footage shows system in deadly disarray.

Amidst ongoing mental health crisis, delays in AL DOC construction of new correctional facilities includes 4,000-bed prison for disabled inmates with specialized needs, such as psychiatric, cancer and cardiac care. Then on 9/26, a prison strike across From the Montgomery Advertiser and The Marshall Project: “The strike started Sept. 26 after thousands of prisoners refused […]

Ray Anson Mitchell

(Mobile, AL) Ray Anson Mitchell was 37 years old diagnosed with schizophrenia. Ray and his cousin would hang out at his aunt’s house. After Ray’s cousin moved out, Ray would still visit the same house. He wasn’t able to process that his cousin no longer lived there. Ray was visiting the house again and was […]