Christopher M. Tinson, Ph.D., is currently an Associate Professor of Africana Studies and History at Hampshire College. His research and teaching is interdisciplinary and focuses on histories of Africana radical traditions, U.S. Ethnic Studies, critical media studies, incarceration, and race and sports. His writings and reviews have been published in the The Black Scholar, The Feminist Wire, Radical Teacher, Equity & Excellence in Education, SOULS, and Counterpunch. His first book entitled Radical Intellect: Liberator Magazine and Black Activism in the 1960s is published on UNC Press. Professor Tinson is a highly sought-after speaker and mentor who has led professional development workshops and lectured at numerous college campuses, high schools, and carceral institutions throughout New England and the Tri-State area. He is an avid lover of basketball, used bookstores, and good coffee. Follow him on Twitter @Dahktin.