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" The more transparent and truthful I became in my sharing of myself and my experiences, the more my voice resonated with people from all walks of life "

-Vivett Dukes

" Mass incarceration is affecting you too — whether you choose to acknowledge it or not." 

VIVETT'S BLOG

November 12, 2019

Here’s something I think people should know on Veterans Day about people incarcerated: There’s a lot of patriotic people incarcerated, and just because people have done something wrong doesn’t mean they don’t love their country. Oftentimes, society seems to buy into th...

November 5, 2019


I realize everyone doesn’t have the same level of support. In fact, some people that view our Speakyatruth website may be  a parent,sibling, or friend of someone incarcerated. That’s why I need you all to understand something: some of your love ones getting reacclimate...

October 31, 2019

It’s been one whole year since I’ve been home from prison. I’ve been faced with my own dreams and those dreams almost became nightmares.

Basically, I learned what kept me sane for almost 20 years of incarceration; has now haunted me while trying to pursue those dreams i...

September 17, 2019


A Message from Sing Sing Prison Museum:

It's Tuesday and you are welcome to attend tonight's Wait Room-related happening-- 6:30 pm the doors open at Bethany Arts Community, 40 Somerstown Road, Ossining for 7 pm highlights of The Wait Room (from a previously filmed live...