Welfare And A Dream is the story of a young girl named Ebony born into a life of poverty. Her family lived on the welfare system. She endured abuse by her mother. Ebony longed for her mother to love her. It wasn't until she was on her death bed that she told Ebony she loved her. Ebony dreamed that one day she would escape her dysfunctional life. She found out the hard way that dreams don't always come true. She didn't know how to better herself. She met and fell in love with Zarius, a drug dealer. She had two children for him. Life was good for a while until he ended up in prison. While he was in prison she became involved with another man Miles who she vowed to have a no strings attached relationship with. She let him know that as soon as Zarius got out of prison she was going back to him. But the tables turned when she became pregnant by Miles. Ebony mistreated Miles because he wasn't Zarius. But Miles was determined to win her love. Zarius was angry when he found out she was with child. He didn't want anything to do with her. Eventually Miles moved on and she was left alone with three kids. She had become a statistic-an unwed mother with three kids. Her life was filled with pain and heartache. Would she ever overcome?