Soon Angie’s livid father physically beats her for dating an African-American man. Prejudice from both ends suffocates the pair as their torrid love affair suffers a tragic fate, Gator dance and all.
Flipper Purify (Wesley Snipes) is a career-minded, ambitious Black architect who is also a happily married man.
Early on, he is not too hot at the idea that his job hires beautiful Italian-American temp Angie Tucci (played by Annabella Sciorra).
When Diana, a White lesbian, comes into the store, sparks fly.
The unlikely pair (Cheryl admits that Diana is not her usual type) link up as things get quite serious. Ned Nelson (Jeremy Renner) is a hate-spewing skinhead being held in a mental facility.
Everything pretty much blows up after Angie tells her girlfriends she’s seeing a Black guy.