When high school senior Asha Jamison gets called a towel head at a pool party, the racist insult gives Asha and her best friend Carey a great money-making idea for a post-graduation trip.
They'll sell T-shirts promoting the Latte Rebellion, a club that raises awareness of mixed-race students.
Seemingly overnight, their cause goes viral and the T-shirts become a nationwide fad.
As new chapters spring up from coast to coast, Asha realizes that her simple marketing plan has taken on a life of its own-and it's starting to ruin hers.
Asha's once-stellar grades begin to slip, threatening her Ivy League dreams, and her friendship with Carey is hanging by a thread. And when the peaceful underground movement turns militant, Asha's school launches a disciplinary hearing.
Facing expulsion, Asha must decide how much she's willing to risk for something she truly believes in.