Areva Martin’s new book Awakening: Ladies, Leadership, and the Lies We’ve Been Told is refreshingly brash in its observations and assertions. For Martin, there is no time to sit around and play nice. The tone of the book isn’t about focusing on a set of concerns and statistically-backed observations passively, it’s about action based specifically on the existence of those concerns and backed observations. “I cannot…(wait) for changes to be made in the workplace. In 2021 and beyond, we must awaken and rise together.
The latest developments in the Britney Spears conservatorship case, with Ms. Spears accusing her father of abusive and threatening behavior and telling the court she fears him, leave me perplexed and disturbed—and underscore the crisis point this country has reached in its handling of mental health issues.
Passionate, outspoken and wise, Areva Martin is an award-winning attorney, best-selling author, legal commentator, talk show host and television producer who has positioned herself as a critical voice for social justice and used her razor-sharp point of view to become America’s go-to advocate.
By Thao Vo, July 9th, 2021, Life + Culture, Sheen Magazine — Host, commentator, and our nation’s go-to expert, Areva Martin is many things in life besides her multiple ventures. She’s outspoken, passionate, and we know she’s always going to keep it real with us. As one of our nation’s leading voices in media, it’s no surprise as to why this award-winning attorney and advocate is adored by so many, including us! We recently had the chance to sit down with Martin to discuss everything from her show, Special Report to why being a voice for our community is so important.
Are you passionate about what’s happening in the world but don’t know where to start? Do you want to become an advocate, but feel overwhelmed or confused about how you could make a difference? You don’t have to be a celebrity or an activist to become an advocate, and believe it or not, the best