Season 05 , Episode 04 – “Relation of Lines and Colors”
Daphne witnesses a racist display aimed at the Black Student Union on campus. Racial tensions worsen when those responsible are barely punished, leading Iris to partake in a hunger strike and Sharee to grow frustrated with the school’s lack of action. Meanwhile, Daphne receives an anonymous threat; and Bay helps Emmett with an art project, which causes friction with Travis.
Switched at Birth, a one-hour scripted drama, tells the story of two teenage girls who discover they were accidentally switched as newborns in the hospital. Bay Kennish grew up in a wealthy family with two parents and a brother, while Daphne Vasquez, who lost her hearing at an early age due to a case of meningitis, grew up with a single mother in a working-class neighborhood. Things come to a dramatic head when both families meet and struggle to learn how to live together for the sake of the girls.