For today’s episode, Tyrell and Daphne are joined by Marquise Richards, co-host of the Rational Anger Podcast—a show dedicated to bridging the gap between academia and the hood. They begin the episode by learning more about Marquise’s role as an educator (3:37), discussing the state of education during COVID-19 (5:12), and having a conversation about hip hop pedagogy (10:22). Next, they explore Marquise’s background in theater (16:05), get his perspective on Hamilton (23:00), and discuss the motivation behind his podcast(s) (28:15). Ty, Daphne, and Marquise then have a conversation about current news and events (34:05), coping during COVID-19 (38:12), and Michaela Coel’s new show and fight for equity in Hollywood (39:50). They close the episode by discussing the potential transformation of the U.S. (45:00) and new directions for Marquise’s work (48:45).