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The Last Dope Intellectual


Mar 21, 2022

In episode nineteen of season two, co-hosts Dr. CBS and Dr. Layla Brown, start by shooting the shit with producer, Too Black, about their seminar with the Monthly Review going over Kwame Nkrumah's book Consciencism. In her "Planting Thoughts" segment, Layla breaks down the Euphorbia Trigona (African Milk Tree). Next, the two co-hosts and special guest Erica Caines, conduct an interview with Dr. Monique Bedasse, Associate Professor of History and African & African American Studies at Washington University in St. Louis, about her book Jah Kingdom: Rastafarians, Tanzania, and Pan-Africanism in the age of Decolonization. Returning our segment from season 1, Left Disquisition, we read and analyze the All-African People’s Revolutionary Party (GC) statement on Ukraine. In Risse’s Rants, Dr. CBS reminds everyone why it's okay to STFU if you don't know or understand a social issue or current event. Tap in to this episode of LDI--and be sure to subscribe to the channel and consider becoming a Patreon!

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