On Dec. 8, 1980, John Lennon is shot outside of the Dakota apartment building in New York City, and emergency personnel have no idea that their John Doe shooting victim will turn out to be the world's biggest rock star. As surgeon's work to resuscitate Lennon, an ambitious young news producer, Alan Weiss, finds himself in a position to break the biggest story of his life.
The CEO of Sanger International, an IT consulting firm, is powerful and successful Hillary Kelsey. Kelsey is a Black woman with no Black employees and no one can figure out why—until Darryl Montgomery, her 9:30am interview, enters the firm. On this day filled with an unbelievably awful morning that reminds Hillary of her "place" in a racially charged society, a pending account that could make or break the future of a company and a mystery man determined to turn Hillary's world upside down, the events of the film TITLE VII illustrate why same-race discrimination can not only ruin a company, but possibly destroy lives.