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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." 


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...

May 29, 2019

Three years ago today, I made one of the best decisions of my life — I married you, Mr. John Dukes. I couldn’t be more delighted with that decision, baby. You are a man of great integrity and character — a man after God’s own heart. Through the most harrowing of circum...

March 2, 2019

Thank you to everyone in our Speak Ya Truth community that supported John and me as we wholeheartedly endeavored and successfully executed the delivery of 30 baskets filled with self-care personal items to the formerly incarcerated men of the Man In The Mirror grassroo...

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