This is staggering. Aside from the entire concept of putting people in cages in the blazing sun:
Yeah, some prison staff were disciplined. Some were fired. And the cages were modified:
The outdoor cages are still in use, but have been retrofitted to provide shade, misters, water stations, and benches, which ... are metal, and would thus soak up the heat.
And, as a sad coda, no family member, not even Powell's adoptive mother, came forward to claim her remains. A local church interred her ashes.
I could cry. Was there nobody anywhere in the world to love this woman?