|Tisha Campbell||Jane Toussaint|
|Joe Seneca||President McPherson|
|Art Evans||Cedar Cloud|
|Ellen Holly||Odrie McPherson|
|Ossie Davis||Coach Odom|
At historically black Mission College, the activist-minded Dap immerses himself in a world of political rhetoric and social movements -- one day he hopes to rally the students as a united front. At the other end of the spectrum, Julian, the head of the biggest fraternity on campus, is more concerned with maintaining a strict social order. In between, Dap's conflicted cousin, Half-Pint, spends most of his time rushing the fraternity.