While protests in Ferguson continue, and the world waits with bated breath for the grand jury decision, a 7-year-old violinist is hoping to bring some peace to the city through her music.
“She said to me, ‘Mom, what’s going on?’ And I explained to her, because I have to—I told her what’s going,” her mother, Paula Flynn told WOFL. “She said, ‘But it’s not right these people look so sad; maybe I could do something for them.”
Now Leah wants to go to Ferguson and play the song her father taught her on her violin, “Let There Be Peace.”
“There’s a lot of scariness there and violence and fighting, so I really just want them to have peace and happiness,” Leah said.
Read more over at Essence.com.