20 episodes

Passionate, outspoken and insightful, AREVA MARTIN is one of the nation’s leading voices in the media. An award-winning attorney, advocate, legal and social issues commentator, talk show host and producer, Areva is an audience favorite on a long list of shows from Dr. Phil, The Doctors to World News Tonight. A cohost on the new daytime syndicated talk show on CBS, Face the Truth, Areva brings her no holds bar brand of advocacy to daytime talk. Areva is also a CNN Legal Analyst whose television credits include regular appearances on Good Morning America, Daily Mail TV and talk and news shows across CNN and HLN.

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Passionate, outspoken and insightful, AREVA MARTIN is one of the nation’s leading voices in the media. An award-winning attorney, advocate, legal and social issues commentator, talk show host and producer, Areva is an audience favorite on a long list of shows from Dr. Phil, The Doctors to World News Tonight. A cohost on the new daytime syndicated talk show on CBS, Face the Truth, Areva brings her no holds bar brand of advocacy to daytime talk. Areva is also a CNN Legal Analyst whose television credits include regular appearances on Good Morning America, Daily Mail TV and talk and news shows across CNN and HLN.

    From Tina Turner to Sweetie Pies: Robbie Montgomery and black excellence

    From Tina Turner to Sweetie Pies: Robbie Montgomery and black excellence

    Show notes: https://arevamartin.com/from-tina-turner-to-sweetie-pies-robbie-montgomery-and-black-excellence/


     Robbie Montgomery’s public life extends back decades. She began her career touring with certified hit-makers such as Stevie Wonder and the Rolling Stones before starting her current chapter as a restaurant owner. The soul singer and soul food lover sits down today to discuss how early struggles fueled her ongoing pursuit of happiness.

    • 22 min
    Why black doctors are so important for the health of black babies | Ft. Dr. Brian Sims

    Why black doctors are so important for the health of black babies | Ft. Dr. Brian Sims

    Neonatologist Dr. Brian Sims has long carried an understanding of how socioeconomic factors impact health outcomes through his professional life. An Associate Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Alabama (Birmingham), Dr. Sims has dedicated himself to human development from its earliest stages. He sits down today to express the essentiality of black doctors in modern medicine.

    • 21 min
    What MLK would make of the USA in 2021 | Ft. Author Beverley Jenkins

    What MLK would make of the USA in 2021 | Ft. Author Beverley Jenkins

    The 92nd anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King´s birthday is a poignant opportunity to consider the impact of his legacy. Award-winning author Beverly Jenkins approaches this moment in our history with clear eyes. Today, she joins Areva for a compelling and timely conversation on a dream deferred.


     


     

    • 24 min
    Hope in dark times can come from the unlikely places | FT. Darrion Cockrell

    Hope in dark times can come from the unlikely places | FT. Darrion Cockrell

    We all badly need an inspiring story. And there are few people with a more compelling story than Darrion Cockrell. stands out as especially compelling. Transcending inauspicious beginnings to eventually become the 2021 Educator of the Year in Missouri, the St. Louis native has ample perspective on striving for success. Today, Cockrell joins Areva Martin to explore unlocked potential, promises fulfilled, and what a commitment to educating every child could mean for our future.


     


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    • 20 min
    Finding poetry in our moment of crisis | Ft. Poet Laureate Natasha Trethewey

    Finding poetry in our moment of crisis | Ft. Poet Laureate Natasha Trethewey

    A Pulitzer Prize winner and former US Poet Laureate, Natasha Trethewey has developed a high-profile platform for her perspective. Although her poetry gained her an initial following, she hopes to spark difficult conversations by putting her personal story in prose. Hers is a journey fraught with turbulence, from grappling with black womanhood in America to losing her most reliable role model for the challenge at just 19. This anxious moment in our history moment give her insights added gravitas in this emotionally charged edition of the podcast.




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    • 24 min
    The fight for the future | Ft. John Fugelsang

    The fight for the future | Ft. John Fugelsang

    Actor, comedian, and political commentator John Fugelsang is a lifelong liberal excited to see his vision of the world come closer to reality. Growing up in Arizona gave him an impossible to ignore look at conservative culture and how it can evolve over time through the effort of a population. With the political atmosphere across the nation fraught with tension, Fugelsang turns his attention to what comes next for this wide ranging conversation on current events.


     


     

    • 57 min