Albert “RU-AL”, 59
Incarcerated: 30 years
Housed: California Death Row, San Quentin
I am a success story. I’m Albert “RU-AL” I’ve been on Death Row for 27 years. I’m the author of ten self published books. When I first got to San Quentin in 1996 I knew this was going to be a long and slow ride to getting my freedom back for a crime I didn’t commit. I knew I had to find something to do knowing the state wanted to execute me and 600+ other people. I heard a few guys had written books so I knew there was no gang banging here. I decided it was time to write my autobiography. I’m going to be the only black man on any death row in the world with ten self published books. I’m going to make history as well as leave a positive legacy for my great, great, great grand kids.
Below is a little bit about each one of my books.
“Put On The Shelf To Die” A trilogy about my family, my trial and my conviction and my first 15 years on Death Row.
“10 Toes Down” My gang life on the streets, told like no other gangsta books before this one.
“Behind These Walls” After being in six other prisons before this one, my ganglife in these prisons.
“I’m In God’s Confinement” How my faith in Jesus has kept me safe in this hell hole of a place. The real me.
“S.O.D.R Spiritual Testimonies” I collected real testimonies from men about how their religious beliefs have helped them in this dark place. These testimonies are powerful and can be inspirational. .
“Our Last Meals?” I asked guys for one or two of their best recipes. Good cooked meals.
“I Survived Covid-19” How so many guys got sick and 19 on Death Row died.
“S.Q.D.R. College Graduate 203 G.P.A. ” It took me 11 years to finish but I didn’t quit. I have a double major in Social and Behavioral Science and Business.
“My Last Meals” The meals I cooked in the 25 years I have been on Death Row. .
All my meals.
“Eugene and Emeire” A four book series about my two oldest grandkids, Christian Children books, Bedtime stories and Sunday School Stories.