Holding Court with Eboni K. Williams

Holding Court with Eboni K. Williams

When law & order is the headline, what does it mean for us? Holding Court with Eboni K. Williams cross-examines news-making cases and famous faces to peer into the court of law. Each week attorney Eboni K. Williams and cultural observer Dustin Ross break down what’s on the docket in American justice and what’s not, with savvy legal analysis and commonsense commentary to provide teachable moments for us all to navigate a rigged system. Discussions in this podcast are for general information and entertainment purposes only and should not be considered legal advice. Always consult a lawyer for your individual circumstances.


September 27, 2023 27 mins

Jurors, we have officially come to the end of Season 2 of Holding Court! In this episode, we have something special in store for you. We're wrapping up this second season with an exclusive excerpt from my book, 'Bet On Black: The Good News About Being Black In America Today.'
Stay tuned for Season 3, coming soon!
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Jurors! In this week’s best of episode we're looking back at some of our conversations around defamation this season. Tasha K's comments on Cardi B,George Floyd's family suing Kanye West for taking reckless, and Judge Joe Brown threatening to sue Sheryl Lee Ralph for defamation. Remember, words have consequences. Let's get into it!
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September 13, 2023 56 mins

Get ready to decode and understand some of the most vital conversations in government and policy from this season on Holding Court. We're pulling back the curtain on President Biden's marijuana pardons, the push by Iowa Republicans to label same-sex marriage as a "settled law," and the unexpected triumph of Alabama Democrats with the Voting Rights Act. We're not just talking politics; we're dissecting the decisions that mold our da...

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September 6, 2023 58 mins

Jurors! we're thrilled to bring you another captivating Best Of episode. In this installment, we'll delve even deeper into the intricate world of property and land ownership in America for Black people. We'll unravel the web of misconceptions surrounding homeownership and explore the promising developments in the pursuit of reparations right here in St. Louis, under the visionary leadership of Mayor Tishaura Jones. Don't miss out o...

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August 30, 2023 47 mins

Are you ready to join us for a riveting recap of this season's deep dive into the world of Black ownership? From Bank of America's game-changing mortgage program to eye-opening discussions on biased home appraisals, get a second dose of the most thought-provoking insights. Tune in as we revisit the conversations that matter, highlighting the victories and challenges in the realm of Black ownership and real estate.
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August 23, 2023 62 mins

Jurors! Are you ready for a riveting legal recap as we dissect the courtroom sagas of some familiar faces. Tyrese walks the thin line of contempt, Cam Newton faces frugal accusations, Eddie Murphy’s support payments take a twist, while Halle Berry’s child support journey shifts gears. Plus, delve into Jay-Z's paternity test request and Ne-Yo's quest for confirmation. Join us for a sophisticated yet gripping exploration of celebrity...

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August 16, 2023 55 mins

Get ready for Part Two of the recap of the juiciest divorce dramas from this past season! In Episode 26, Auntie E and Dustin into Drew Sidora and Ralph Pittman's split, questioning whether filing first matters and digging into custody battles, finances, and wild allegations. Next on the docket from Episode 17 they discuss Ray J and Princess Love's love gone wrong, court showdowns, and what's truly in both parties' interests. From E...

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August 9, 2023 70 mins

Get ready to relive the legal rollercoasters of this past season with our Best Of recap! In Episode 5, Auntie E. and Dustin dive into the scandal around NBA coach M.A.'s alleged infidelity, dissecting the legal consequences of palimony and reputation damage. In Episode 6, we unravel Neo and Crystal's divorce case, exploring how social media impacts divorce proceedings and the evolving landscape of divorce law. And don't miss Episod...

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On this juicy episode of Holding Court, the drama is real! Carlee Russell shocks everyone by admitting there was no kidnapping, leaving police and the community stunned. Meanwhile, Cardi B is going all out to get her $4 million from Tasha K, even subpoenaing her husband! But that's not all, Tasha K faces more heat as TS Madison drags her in a viral YouTube video. As always, keep the faith and read those terms and conditions!

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July 26, 2023 55 secs

Hey there, loyal jurors! We just had to drop in real quick to show some love and gratitude for all of you. This show wouldn't be the same without your support and enthusiasm. Dustin and I step into the studio each week knowing we have the best audience - that's you! But hold up, we've got a little schedule shift this week, so we're taking a short break. Don't worry, though, we'll be back next week with a fresh new episode, just for...

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This week our hosts have a jam packed docket! First up, they are discussing Diddy clapping back at Diageo for dissolving their partnership. Then, they break down Jonathan Majors' cross-complaint against his assault accuser. It's a he-said-she-said situation, and the drama is heating up! Oh yea remember the Philadelphia high school principal who withheld a students diploma? Well sounds like justice was served. Tune in for all the te...

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Hey Jurors! This week on Holding Court Auntie E and Dustin discuss how Essence Fest did the right thing, but only after doing the absolute wrong thing. They then shift gears to President Biden's Plan B for student loan forgiveness after the Supreme Court rejected his initial proposal. Lastly, they unpack the controversy surrounding Keke Palmer's boyfriend, who publicly shamed her for her attire at an Usher concert. Get ready for an...

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July 7, 2023 73 mins

In this powerful and passionate solo episode, Auntie E takes the mic to address the recent Supreme Court decision on affirmative action. With the absence of co-host Dustin Ross, Eboni dives deep into the implications of the ruling and dismantles the arguments against race-conscious college admissions. She brings her personal experience as an affirmative action beneficiary and shares her thoughts on Chief Justice John Roberts' major...

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On this special holiday episode of Holding Court, our hosts take a break but leave us with some food for thought. They dive into the meaning of the 4th of July, discussing Frederick Douglass's powerful speech, "What to the Slave is the 4th of July?" They reflect on the hypocrisy of America's independence celebration while slavery persisted. They challenge listeners to hold the nation accountable and work towards true freedom and eq...

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Hosts Eboni and Dustin are back with another episode, and they’re bringing you the hottest legal tea! Michael Jordan’s business move is leaving the NBA without a Black owner. Inmates at a Connecticut prison are getting their associate's degrees through a partnership with Yale and the University of New Haven. Plus, the legendary Berry Gordy is taking legal action over a film portrayal that paints him as a thug.
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Hey Jurors! This week on the docket Eboni and Dustin discuss how Anita Baker kicked Babyface off her tour and how Anita needs to hand Dustin her phone! The Supreme Court held it down for voting rights in Alabama, making a big win for the culture! Marlon Wayans got into it with United Airlines, demanding his compensation after getting booted from a flight!
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June 14, 2023 49 mins

Jurors! Get ready for a jam-packed docket! The self-proclaimed bad boy Diddy ain't havin' it, he’s suing spirits giant Diageo while they are playing in his face! Kim and Kroy's divorce battle has them feuding under one roof! And, a Nebraska teen is facing felony charges for a self-managed abortion
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Get ready to dive back into the courtroom, jurors, because this week, Eboni and Dustin are coming through with all the facts as they spill the tea on the latest legal headlines. They get into the surprising survey about Black high schoolers and their college dreams (14:42). As well as how a couple of young celebrities made some life-threatening choices this holiday weekend (32:16). And of course, they had to share their thoughts on...

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May 31, 2023 27 secs

Attention, jurors! Get ready to reconvene as Holding Court returns next week. Join Eboni and Dustin, as they delve into the juiciest legal headlines. See you next week!
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May 24, 2023 47 mins

Hold up, jurors! Get ready for another RICH episode! First up, Cardi B isn’t playin' around, and she’s snatching that cash better than the IRS. Then our hosts dive into Ice Spice's power move and why the labels just can't touch her. And let's not forget about Tory Lanez, and why he thinks everyone is just as dumb as he is!
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