100,000 U.S. Prisoners Are Trapped in Isolation Units. 'Solitary' Author and Forensic Psychiatrist Terry Kupers Explains Why
In his stark new book, “Solitary: The Inside Story of Supermax Isolation and How We Can Abolish It,” veteran forensic psychiatrist Terry Allen Kupers explores the rise of supermax prisons, the normalization of long-term solitary confinement, and how isolation damages people’s psyches. He talks to Colorlines about what race has to do with it and more.