One night, two students, Eva, and a Cambodian refugee, Sindy, find themselves in the same convenience store. Another student, Grant Rice is frustrated at losing an arcade game and demands a refund from the owner. When he storms out, Eva's boyfriend attempts a drive-by shooting, accidentally killing Sindy's boyfriend. As Eva is a witness, she must testify at court; she intends to protect her own kind in her testimony.
One day, Ms. Gruwell walked out to the front of the High school and sees that all of the students have their own group that they are in, such as, the Cambodias, the Hispanics, the Whites, and the Blacks. Next