Charley (Dawn-Lyen Gardner) and Jacob Boudreaux (Lea Coco) face off over the false rumors he's been spreading about her mill. Black farmers celebrate Ralph Angel's (Kofi Siriboe) accomplishments on the last day of his first harvest, but his day is disrupted when a farmer reveals she must take her cane elsewhere due to concern about Charley's mill. Other farmers follow suit, which jeopardizes Charley's business. Meanwhile, Hollywood (Omar J. Dorsey) receives a large settlement, and in the midst of his excitement, he proposes to Violet (Tina Lifford). Nova (Rutina Wesley) throws them an engagement party where she shares an unexpected, charged moment with Remy (Dondré T. Whitfield). Charley devises a shocking solution for her mill issues that puts her relationship with Remy in jeopardy. Finally, Darla (Bianca Lawson) begs for Ralph Angel's forgiveness, and he makes a decision about their relationship and his connection to Blue (Ethan Hutchison).