Monica who is known as mama she was given that name from her loved ones because she was known to correct, provide, and support anyone in need. Along with her friends Monique, Neka, Lasha, and Serena. Monique who is known as the ghetto misses, Neka as the black Barbie doll, Lasha as the Spanish princess, and Serena as the white chocolate which bundled together as the junior mint. Monique, Neka, and Serena were all mothers. They all came from the same neighborhood where most kids wouldn’t make it to the age of thirteen. So to keep theirselves off the street they developed their own group called shawties with attitudes. They were an undefeated step team that brought heat to every place they stepped in. Life was a struggle but they tried not to keep that in between their friendship, but tragedy strike everywhere they turned. Monica who was well known for her writing skills was offered a chance to win a scholarship and a book deal but she didn’t know what to write about. As time went by things began to happen which touched her heart. She took out her pad and began to write about her life and her friend’s life. She wanted to bring forth what other’s were to afraid to talk about and by doing this she had opened up eyes of the people that looked down on them and later made a change.