Earlier this month, Jay-Z, Yo Gotti and the ROC team helped 227 inmates at Parchman Prison in Mississippi obtain legal representation, enabling them to file a class action lawsuit against New Mississippi Department of Corrections Commissioner Nathan Burl Cain and prison medical service provider Centurion , Alleged that Parchman’s living conditions were poor. According to documents reviewed by Pitchfork on Tuesday, July 28, Centurion issued a notice that it will terminate its contract with the Mississippi Department of Corrections on October 5, 2020.
In a memorandum submitted to the Greenville Chamber of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Mississippi, Centurion CEO Steven H. Wheeler wrote to Cain: In accordance with the method we have recommended, The department’s correctional staffing and infrastructure were adjusted. “
Several Parchman prisoners have submitted sworn COVID-1
The ROC team’s lawyer Marcy Croft quoted Centurion’s parent company Centene as issuing the following statement: