After receiving a $500,000 settlement from his wife's life insurance policy, Eric moves himself and his son Trayvon from Chicago, to a predominately white suburban neighborhood in Holly Springs, MS. It doesn't take long for Trayvon to make friends with other kids at his high school-- one of which is Dylan, a white kid from a wealthy family. The two become close overtime. Trayvon goes to Dylan's house one night for a house party, when Dylan offers to show Trayvon where his dad keeps his gun. After toying with the gun, the gun fires, striking and killing Trayvon. Dylan is acquitted, claiming it was an accident. When Eric discovers that is accident was in fact intentional, he seeks revenge for the murder of his son.
An African-American father seeks revenge on a White Supremacist teenager, who is responsible for his son's murder.