Luther Joyce, a middle-aged African-American at a New Jersey nuclear power plant is trapped during a core flare up. He survives and drags his horribly disfigured body to a brain surgeon in the hope of securing an operation. The same surgeon is also visited by Louella Schwartz, a radical-left winger teenager intent on assassinating him. Their paths cross so do the bodies and nothing is ever the same again. WHITE LIKE SHE delves into controversial topics like race, political correctness, gender roles painting an uneasy satirical portrait of life in the 90’s.