Starr witnesses the fatal shooting of her childhood best friend Khalil at the hands of a police officer. Now, facing pressure from all sides of the community, Starr must find her voice and stand up for what's right.
George Tillman Jr.
Set in contemporary Chicago, amid a time of turmoil, four women with nothing in common except a debt left behind by their dead husbands' criminal activities, take fate into their own hands, and conspire to forge a future on their own terms.
Danica is a successful worker at a marketing firm, and has been in a relationship with "Charlie", a man she met online a year ago but has never seen in real life. When she is sent to go pick up her recently-paroled sister Tanya from prison, her mother also tells Danica that Tanya must stay at her house. Tanya is amazed by Danica's apartment, and discovers that Danica's ex-fiance Bailey left her for another woman. Tanya thinks Danica is being cat-fished since she never see Charlie. The next day, Tanya and Danica stops by the Brown Bean, a coffee shop next to Danica's work. Frank, the owner of the shop who has a crush on Danica, insists that he will let Tanya work at the shop. When Danica goes to pick up Tanya from work that night she accidentally walks in an AA meeting that is being held in the store and overhears that Frank use to abuse alcohol and discover that he was in jail for seven years..
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[banging on the front door]
Mama, it's Tanya.
Oh, no. Tanya no here.
Mama, I know it's you!
[her mother opens the window]
This connection is so rickety. Hello?
What? Mama, you're in the window.
I'm sorry, what?
We're not on my cellphone, mama.
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