Teenage twin sisters, Valerie and Allie Alderman, are products of an interracial marriage. Their mother is African American and their father is Caucasian.
The girls are opposite in every way. Valerie considers herself a Hip-Hop girl, while her twin, Allie, considers herself a Punk Rock girl.
The oldest of the twins, Valerie, has been tormented by a dark secret. She refuses to reveal her secret to her family. But when she and her twin are teamed up by their English teacher to do a class project, unexpectedly, her sister discovers her secret and faces her own traumatic experience.