Eboni K. Williams
Eboni K. Williams is an attorney, best-selling author, and national media and television personality. She is also the former host and producer of REVOLT TV’s Black News and State of the Culture, current host and executive producer of The Webby Award-nominated podcast “Holding Court with Eboni K. Williams”, owner of Uppity Productions media company, and the first Black cast member of Bravo TV’s The Real Housewives of New York.
A Louisiana born North Carolina native, Ms. Williams holds a Bachelor of Arts in Communications and African-American Studies from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and a Juris Doctorate from Loyola University New Orleans College of Law.
She began her professional experience in Louisiana in the wake of Hurricane Katrina. As a law student, she clerked for the Louisiana Secretary of State and the Louisiana Attorney General’s Office, worked for various New Orleans politicians, and went on to practice family law and civil litigation as a public defender and private defense lawyer in North Carolina, representing clients in criminal matters including murders, rapes, high volume drug cases, sex crimes, and federal offenses.
Ms. Williams then moved to the Los Angeles area to flex her legal skills on broader-reaching platforms. She became a talk radio host for Los Angeles’ KFI AM640, where she sharpened her broadcast skills, sharing expertly analyzed views on various culturally relevant topics and practical legal education for the listening community.
Ms. Williams has since served in many prominent public roles from television anchor, to news correspondent, and political analyst on powerhouse cable networks Fox News Channel, the NFL Network, CBS News, and CNN. Most recently she’s guest co-hosted the nationally syndicated talk show The Real and the Emmy-winning show The View.
She is a proud and active member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc and serves on the Board of Directors for Safe Horizon, the nation’s leading victims assistance organization.