Category: Martin Lockett

WHY BOTHER? by Martin Lockett

Any woman in a relationship with a man in prison can attest to the fact that there will, unfortunately, be many in their families and inner-circle of friends who don’t approve of their relationships. Many who are critical of these relationships, however, are not coming from a place […]

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RECYCLE ME by Martin Lockett

With over 2 million citizens of this country locked in cages, one can’t help but feel as though our lives are dispensable. One can’t help but feel as though our society deems us not worthy of correction that would send us back to our communities as assets rather […]

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ROSEANNE BARRED by Martin Lockett

I won’t lie, I was shocked to see ABC cancel this year’s leading ratings sitcom over its star’s, Roseanne Barr, racist tweet against a former Barack Obama cabinet member. In this day and age, where money seems to rule the day, it was both courageous and refreshing to […]

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NF . . . FAIL by Martin Lockett

The NFL has easily been America’s favorite pastime for the past couple decades. The Superbowl is by far the largest televised, profitable telecast every year, and its players offer the greatest athleticism and skillset in the sport around the world – it’s not even close. We love our […]

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SHARING THE IMPACT by Martin Locket

For the first twelve years of my incarceration I was convinced I had done everything I could to atone for my crime by honoring my victims’ lives as I had promised their families during my sentencing hearing. I had earned a BS in Sociology and MS in Psychology […]

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Martin Lockett Bio

Martin has published two books: Palpable Irony: Losing my freedom to find my purpose and My Prison Life: A blogger’s insights from the inside. During his incarceration, he has earned a Certificate of Human Services from Louisiana State University, an AA from Indiana University, a BS in Sociology […]

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