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When Jerrod decides to move in with his girlfriend, Maxine, he is incredibly hesitant to tell his opinionated parents, Cynthia and Joe. While Maxine feels they both need to be open and honest, Jerrod and his brother, Bobby are well aware that this is a recipe for disaster..
While the family prepares for Jerrod's birthday, a protest breaks out within the community, causing a divide in the family over social and political activism. Maxine and Cynthia decide to join the fight and participate in the protest, leaving Jerrod and Joe at home to hash out their differences.
After forcing Joe and Cynthia to try kale, Joe has a minor heart complication. In addition to Joe's stubbornness, Cynthia's steadfast enabling pushes the family into a debate about health, death, and who will lead the family as Joe and Cynthia age.
When Jerrod's mentee reveals a secret about his sexuality, Jerrod, Maxine and his family discuss their opinions on gender roles. While Jerrod attempts to understand and support the teenage boy, his brother Bobby is served with divorce papers.
The family's reverend is hit by a car, igniting passionate family discourse about religion and spirituality. In addition, Jerrod and Maxine must face deeper aspects of their relationship.
Maxine finds a gun that belongs to Jerrod, triggering a family debate about gun control and power dynamics in relationships.