The Last Dope Intellectual

The Last Dope Intellectual (LDI) is an unapologetically radical Black web show hosted by Dr. Charisse Burden-Stelly and Dr. Layla Brown and produced by Too Black. LDI covers a wide range of topics, including politics, current events, social media discourse, and knowledge production. The show is divided into a variety of segments, from “Shoot the Shit,” which features Dr. CBS and Dr. Brown discussing whatever is top of mind for them, to “History of the Present,” where the hosts discuss a Black radical quote and its relevance to the present, to “What I’m On,” in which the doctors discuss writing or research in progress and the accompanying struggles, issues, and accomplishments. #LDI also features interviews, book reviews, and opportunities for viewers to get advice from Dr. CBS and Dr. Brown. Be sure to tap in!


32 - Sanctions Kill, Derecka Purnell, and a Crumbling Empire

In episode twelve of season two, co-hosts Dr. CBS and Dr. Layla Brown, start by shooting the shit with producer, Too Black, about the devastation of sanctions in relation to Guinea, Mali and the global south. In her "Planting Thoughts" segment, Layla breaks down the peperomia Polybotrya “raindrop”; Southern America, Columbia, and Peru which can tolerate low light, but prefers bright, indirect light. For our interview, co-hosts Dr. CBS and Dr. Layla Brown, talk with lawyer, activist, and author Derecka Purnell about her new book, Becoming an Abolitionist. In Risse’s Rants, Dr. CBS goes in about the ineptitude of the 5g rollout in the US and the decline of empire. Tap in to this episode of LDI--and be sure to subscribe to the channel and consider becoming a Patreon!


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 2022-01-28  1h45m