Maya and Darnell romanticize the idea of adopting until they attend a neighborhood group for people who have adopted children and are offered baby girl to adopt. Lynn reminds them that adopting is a big decision and encourages them to think about it for awhile.
Lynn gets upset when she learns that her record label is pushing back the release of her album to promote another artist, Chrisette Michele. When Lynn confronts the record label, they tell her they are concerned about how to market her because they feel she is not "black" enough.
Joan goes to the school where Aaron used to teach in order to read a letter he sent to his former students. However, when Joan arrives, the students give her a hard time so Maya decides to use her street smarts to help Joan get through to the students.