Jen and Riley have been best friends since kindergarten, though their lives have taken different directions. Jen married young and is finally pregnant. Riley pursued her dream of becoming a television journalist and is poised to become one of the first Black female anchors of the top news channel in Philadelphia. But the bond they share is tested when Jen's husband, a city police officer, is involved in the shooting of an unarmed Black teenager. Jen is in freefall as her future and her friendship with Riley are thrown into uncertainty. Riley wrestles with the implications of this tragic incident for her community, her ambitions, and her relationship with her friend.