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!


33 - Olúfẹ́mi O. Táíwò, In-the-Room Privilege, and Reparations

In episode thirteen of season two, co-hosts Dr. CBS and Dr. Layla Brown, start by shooting the shit with producer, Too Black, about "In-the-Room Privilege" -- when members of marginalized groups falsely believe they represent their group simply by being in the room where decisions are made. In her "Planting Thoughts" segment, Layla breaks down the Diffenbachia seguine - native to the tropical Americas (from Mexico - to Brazil). For our interview, co-hosts Dr. CBS and Dr. Layla Brown, talk with Assistant Professor of Philosophy at Georgetown University, Olúfẹ́mi O. Táíwò about his new book, Reconsidering Reparations (January 2022) and forthcoming book Elite Capture (May 2022). In Risse’s Rants, Dr. CBS goes in about major limitations in supporting choosing a Black women for the Supreme Court. Tap in to this episode of LDI--and be sure to subscribe to the channel and consider becoming a Patreon!


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 2022-02-04  1h51m