Anthony J. Williams
Image: A young Black person with medium brown skin looks directly into the camera, his black hair in short locs. He has a thick black moustache and a black goatee to match. He's wearing a blue denim shirt and has a tattoo on his right forearm.
Contact Anthony: williams.anthonyj at gmail.com
Anthony J. Williams is a proud Black queer nonbinary person who received his bachelor's degree in Sociology, Theatre, and Performance Studies in 2016 from UC Berkeley, where he was a Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellow. He began organizing with the Afrikan Black Coalition when the Movement for Black Lives began and continued in Oakland with the Black Organizing Project. Anthony begins his Sociology PhD program at the University of California, Los Angeles in Fall 2017. His work has appeared in Hazlitt, The Independent, The Hill, Wear Your Voice, East Bay Express, Electric Literature, and more.
Hazlitt, December 2016: The Year in Creating Black Joy
Boom California, October 2016: The Road to Private Prison Divestment
Afrikan Black Coalition, January 2016: #JusticeForPrissy, or how we’ve failed our trans sisters
Anthony is available as a source and for personal essays, opinion editorial, and reported features
Additional communication availability: Phone, text, chat, videoconference
Languages: English (Fluent)