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Make It Rain Available Today – Online and In Stores

I am sooooooo excited! Today, my new book, Make It Rain, will be released to bookstores and online sites everywhere! It’s been a long and incredible journey from inking my book deal with my publisher, Hachette Book Group, to release of the book. There are so many people who worked incredibly hard to help me…

Slut-shaming, harassment, and cowardly, anonymous internet trolls

I recently posted an article over on Medium in response to a story I had written previously about slut-shaming. In particular, those cowardly, anonymous internet trolls who hide behind their keyboards and hurl insults and pass judgment. It’s impossible in one article to convey all the pain and suffering women have gone through in our…


It seems like every time you turn on a television these days you hear a story about a prominent male accused of sexual misconduct. Even for those of us in the know, who have long suspected the breadth of the problem, it’s been stunning to see so many well-known, previously respected figures come tumbling down….

Oprah in the Oval Office?

In 2004, at the Democratic National Convention in Boston Massachusetts, I watched a junior senator from Illinois give a speech that was so mesmerizing, timely, insightful and powerful that there was little doubt in my mind that I had just witnessed something special—a unique man with all the qualities necessary to become a future leader…

"You're not going to find a better advocate than Areva Martin. She's passionate, she knows her stuff and the camera loves her."

- Dr. Phil

Seven Ways to Ensure Success in 2018

The end of the year is one of my favorite times; when we pause to reflect on what has been and what’s to come. This is the time when we all get to take inventory of the last 12 months and to plan how we will spend the next year. I start my new year…

Seven Topics to Help Avoid a Family Argument at Christmas

  As much as I love the holidays, thinking about Christmas dinner sometimes fills me with anxiety. No, it’s not that I’m worried someone won’t like my Turkey, dressing or candied yams. I got that down! I don’t often talk about it, but I’m an ace in the kitchen! No, what keeps me on the…

High Profile Civil Rights Attorney and CNN Commentator Areva Martin to Join Take Back the Workplace March in Hollywood

By Eric Anderson On Sunday, November 12th at 10:00 am civil rights attorney, CNN legal analyst and Special Needs Network founder and president Areva Martin will join a coalition of women’s groups in a march in Los Angeles to raise awareness of sexual harassment and assault, and the imbalance of power between men and women in the…

Black Lives Matter Are Not to Blame for the Emboldened White Nationalists

What does Black Lives Matter have to do with the rioting and the loss of life that took place last weekend in Charlottesville, Virginia?  Well, absolutely nothing at all. That’s the obvious conclusion if you’re a sane, rational person who lives in a world of facts and objective truth. But if you’re a rabid Donald…