While Luis finds himself sinking further into servitude on the farm, Isaac tries to protect Coy from abusive conditions in the fields. Meanwhile, Jeanette begins to wonder if her family is down-playing a trailer fire, which killed a number of their undocumented workers. Kimara tries to transition Shae from being an underage victimized prostitute to sustaining herself as she tries to convince Shae to testify against her former pimp.
Luis gets to the Hesby Farm and learns important information about his missing son, while Coy's outlook on life is forever changed when he witnesses a terrible accident. Elsewhere, Shae reconsiders her decision to stay in a shelter; Kimara hears difficult personal news; and Jeanette and JD decide to attend a rally for workers.
Luis learns his son's fate as Coy devises a plan to get himself off the farm. Meanwhile, Jeanette pleads her case to Laurie Ann about the working conditions in the field; and business owner Nicholas Coates struggles to make a profit in a difficult market as his wife decides to hire a Haitian woman to be their son's nanny.
Shae mulls another abortion as Dustin introduces her to online sex work. Meanwhile, Jeanette makes a life-altering decision; Kimara finds a new troubled girl to help; Nicholas and Clair's world continues to crumble; and Gabriella has a scary incident that makes her realize how dangerous her new life is.
Nicholas is distraught with the reality of his failing business and takes his frustration out on Clair, who becomes increasingly controlling over Gabrielle. Elsewhere, Jeanette looks for a job while continuing to live with her sister Raelyn; Kimara faces a moral dilemma; and Shae feels she's being shortchanged for her work in the Webcam house, which leads to a tragic confrontation.
Dustin's life is in danger following a fatal altercation at the Webcam house, so he reaches out for help from Kimara, who is struggling with a difficult moral dilemma and decides to take time off from work at the shelter. Meanwhile, Nicholas and Clair's marriage continues to unravel, prompting Gabrielle to act impulsively out of self-preservation; and Jeanette is alarmed by Raelyn's overreaction to a random drug test request.
Kimara counsels Dustin to tell the police about the crime that occurred in the Webcam house. Meanwhile, Clair and Nicholas profess their innocence to detectives and claim Gabrielle is the one to blame; and Jeanette is forced to consider the cost and sacrifice of social change.