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Areva Martin Make it Rain book-right

Areva breaks the silence to reveal what insiders know about the power of media appearances.

"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


Trump's Heartless Immigration policy

Trump’s Heartless Immigration policy

While many people know that Abraham Lincoln freed slaves by signing the Emancipation Proclamation in 1862, what many people don’t know is that the declaration only included enslaved people in the Confederate States. In states such as Texas, the heinous practice of slavery, including the horrible, sinful separation of children from their parents, continued. It…

JPAC Summer Camp

A Mother’s Job is Never Done

“A mother’s job is never done. Even when her children grow up, their well-being comes first.” As we celebrate Mothers’ Day, I am reminded of the truth of that old saying—and not in a good way. In fact, it’s sad for me to think that Black and Hispanic mothers still must worry about their children’s…

Areva Martin esq

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…