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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." 


March 28, 2017

When a man scratches the surface of incarceration, many feelings can and may rise to the surface. Some cope with outer imperfections which hinder one's ability to maximize potential; many possess emotional difficulties stemming from a lack of nurturing; a large amount...

March 24, 2017

Natalie GH, a recent visitor to my FB page, wrote profoundly accompanying words alongside the following pic from my page that she shared on her FB page. 

The words she wrote were so powerful and the statistics she quoted were so impactful that I had to share them on thi...

March 21, 2017

Although they are incarcerated, inmates still possess a God-ordained, inalienable right to love, be loved, and have human contact visits while in prison. This seems like a no-brainer, yet there is such a visceral societal push to punish incarcerated individuals and tho...

March 17, 2017

My father, John Dukes, has been in the system since I was five years old. I am now 23 years old. As a child of an incarcerated parent I know some of the daily struggles one may face in dealing with such an unfortunate event. I grew up feeling like I could not tell p...

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