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!


International Women's Day, Dr. Stephanie Y. Evans, and Black Disability Justice

In episode eighteen of season two, co-hosts Dr. CBS and Dr. Layla Brown, starts by shooting the shit with producer, Too Black, about the true origins of International Women's Day. In her "Planting Thoughts" segment, Layla breaks down the Variegated Rubber Tree. We interview Dr. Stephanie Y. Evans, Professor of Black Women's Studies in the Institute for Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies at Georgia State University about Black women’s traditions of self-care, communal care, structural care, and social justice as models of sustainable model for human rights. For the She Gather Me segment Dr. Layla speaks with her mentor Dr. Baiyina Muhammad, associate professor of History at North Carolina Central University, about disability justice, raising children with disabilities her organization North Carolina Black Disabilities Network, and their upcoming conference. In Risse’s Rants, Dr. CBS discusses checking your eurocentrism is a must. Tap in to this episode of LDI--and be sure to subscribe to the channel and consider becoming a Patreon!


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 2022-03-12  2h12m