William C. Anderson

William C. Anderson is a freelance writer. His work has been published by The Guardian, MTV, and Pitchfork, among others. He’s co-author of the book As Black as Resistance (AK Press 2018).


‘Please Help Me, Sir’

In September, Marcus Smith experienced a mental health crisis and begged Greensboro, North Carolina police for help. Instead, they tied him with restraints. Moments later, his body went lifeless.