Eboni Williams is not afraid to speak her truth.
Eboni K. Williams on Developing Self-Confidence & Celebrating Blackness
Williams is shook up The Real Housewives of New York City In its thirteenth year, she was the first Black actress to be cast in the series. She believes that her new book will be a success. Black is the New Black in America Today The opportunity was to “frame what Blackness means for me as a Black female growing up in America.”
She tells Sonia Baghdady, “I felt that this was a great opportunity to celebrate Blackness and the culture of America in a way I had not seen before.” Advocate Now. “Certainly the racial climates, and the cultural climates, that we are in today. Different marginalized group feel unseen, not heard, unsafe, and unprotected.”
The majority of stories that are told about Blackness tend to focus heavily on the “trauma” [and] devastation,” Williams says Bet on Black This album is “very focused on liberation, personal choice in the mind and the intentions of the black American who purchases it.”
Williams shares his experience of growing up and reading works by historical Black activists, philosophers like Fredrick…