They live in a small apartment complex. Walter recently died and they received 10,00 dollar life insurance. Although they all have different ideas on how they are using the money.
Walter feels as though no one is listening to him about his dream about the liquor store. Mama refuses to give him money and support his actions. She instead goes on and buys a house that potentially could have dire consequences.
After mama goes and buys the house she decides on giving the remaining money towards Benethea schooling and the liqour store. Yet they are met by Karl Lindner who gives them a offer to stay out the neighborhood they moved into but they refuse.
Bobo arrives at the apartment and tells Walter that Willy HArris took all of the money they gave him for the liqiour store and left. Her never oput the moneyt in for the schooling or education.
Walter decides to call Linder and accept his offer in ordeer to recoup some of the money. Asagai arrives and invites Benethea to marry him and move to Nigeria to be a doctor. Mama thinks that Walter is making a bad decsion.
Walter realizes that he cannot trade his pride for money he then realizes he did wrong The then move into there dream house and they all celebrate all in a happy mood.