Jean and Maria's vow is "Going, going, gone;" an art school recruiter discourages Maria; Boris is "without a country" while Elizabeth is stuck in hers; and Karla and a teacher lock horns. Through it all, Unity freestyles and unites.
ELIZABETH "I have no idea about my culture," bemoans Elizabeth. Uncomfortable with her Korean heritage and more at ease with other races, she is seeking her own identity."
KARLA English teacher Mr. Donlucas knows that Karla can achieve much more than she believes she's capable of.
UNITY A leader on campus, Unity and his crew, "Napalm Clique," roam the halls freestyling. "Hip hop allows me the freedom to be me," he beams.
How do you feel about schoolwork?
From the Message Boards:
JAY: Elizabeth is having problems running her life with two different cultures in mind and sometimes that happens to me. Sometimes I feel like I can't be American with my Hispanic friends and I can't be too Hispanic with my American friends...