In a world of high-tech fashion, oncoming technology, and all the glitters, Empress realizes that in the year 1991, she has to race against time to make her mark at Walcott College. Leaving the bustling city life of Gully, Empress travels to the quiet suburban town of Andover to attend Walcott College. As a black woman attending a predominantly white institution, she finds her identity by remaining true to herself.
Through cultural clashes, late-night rendezvous, trips to the mall, and quiet times in the library, Empress learns that history is a story that often repeats itself. Empress appreciates the value of hard work, dedication, love, and heartbreak while earning her degree as trail blazer. Empress will never allow the hate they give to bring her down.