Hank Williams teaches Africana Studies and English at Lehman College, CUNY, in The Bronx and is an Associate Producer for the Suga’ In My Bowl Jazz radio show on WBAI-FM. He’s also a music journalist and blogs for the Suga’ in My Bowl website. His research on the Black Arts and Black Power Movements has been extensive, particularly his focus on The Last Poets, a performance poetry/activist collective of the late 1960s - early 1970s still performing today. Other research includes African American popular music, particularly jazz and hip hop and the literary and cultural connections. Williams has also taught at City College of New York, New York University's Gallatin School and Hunter College, Sociology Department and lectured widely, including for Left Forum.