Storyline:Harlem, early seventies: Tish (KiKi Layne) and Fonny (Stephan James) have been friends since Kindestagen and eventually became lovers. Soon they want to marry. Now Tish is pregnant, but there is a big problem: Fonny is said to have raped a woman and is therefore currently in prison, where he is waiting for his trial. But he did not commit the act. As Tish recalls her time together, she tries hard to prove her boyfriend's innocence to make sure that he is free again in time for his child's birth.