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!


Nyasha Mbott, Apartheid Studies and the Ethics of Boycotting - LDI

In episode sixteen of season two, co-hosts Dr. CBS and Dr. Layla Brown, starts by shooting the shit with producer, Too Black, about if there is such a thing as ethical consumption. In her "Planting Thoughts" segment, Layla breaks down the cca Gigantea (or spineless Yucca). For our interview, Dr. CBS and Dr. Layla Brown, talk with Associate Professor at the University of the Free State in Bloemfontein, South Africa, Nyasha Mboti, where he heads the department of Communication Science. We discuss his 4 volume book titled Apartheid Studies: A Manifesto, published by Africa World Press. In Risse’s Rants, Dr. CBS discusses the continued sinophobia towards China in the New York Times and by America in general. Tap in to this episode of LDI--and be sure to subscribe to the channel and consider becoming a Patreon!


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 2022-02-26  1h57m