A young leader in Baltimore is inspiring a new generation

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A Young Leader in Baltimore

Melech E. M. Thomas, a divinity student and community organizer in Baltimore, said his generation has an important role to play in transforming the city.

Click through the pictures below to veiw the city of Baltimore in peace and prayer post Freddie gray protests.

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Baltimore Day of Peace and Prayer - 5/3/2015
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A young leader in Baltimore is inspiring a new generation
People paint a portrait of Freddie Gray during a party at a housing complex where Gray was arrested as a six day curfew was lifted Sunday, May 3, 2015, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
Children play at a party at the public housing complex where Freddie Gray was arrested as a six-day curfew was lifted, Sunday, May 3, 2015, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
A mural of Freddie Gray is painted on the side of a building by local artist Nether, right, across the street from a makeshift memorial where Gray was arrested Sunday, May 3, 2015, in Baltimore. Baltimore's mayor has lifted a citywide curfew six days after riots were sparked over the death of a Gray who suffered a severe spinal injury while in police custody. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
The moon rises above a block of blighted row houses in the neighborhood where Freddie Gray was arrested as a six day curfew was lifted Sunday, May 3, 2015, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
People join hands during a rally in front of City Hall, Sunday, May 3, 2015, in Baltimore. Hundreds of jubilant people prayed and chanted for justice days after the city's top prosecutor charged six officers involved in Freddie Gray's arrest. Gov. Larry Hogan has called for a statewide "Day Of Prayer And Peace" on Sunday after civil unrest rocked Baltimore. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
Kim Thomas, of Westminster, Md., prays during a rally in front of City Hall, Sunday, May 3, 2015, in Baltimore. Hundreds of jubilant people prayed and chanted for justice days after the city's top prosecutor charged six officers involved in Freddie Gray's arrest. Gov. Larry Hogan has called for a statewide "Day Of Prayer And Peace" on Sunday after civil unrest rocked Baltimore. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
Patricia Freeman prays during a rally in front of City Hall, Sunday, May 3, 2015, in Baltimore. Hundreds of jubilant people prayed and chanted for justice days after the city's top prosecutor charged six officers involved in Freddie Gray's arrest. Gov. Larry Hogan has called for a statewide "Day Of Prayer And Peace" on Sunday after civil unrest rocked Baltimore. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
James Carter calls out to a friend crossing the street as he stands in front of the remains of a senior center that burned during the riots following Freddie Gray's funeral Sunday, May 3, 2015, in Baltimore. Gov. Larry Hogan has called for a statewide "Day Of Prayer And Peace" on Sunday after civil unrest rocked Baltimore. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
A couple holds hands while walking past a burnt out van next to the Southern Baptist Church Sunday, May 3, 2015, in Baltimore. A nearby senior center being built by the church burned during the riots following Freddie Gray's funeral. Gov. Larry Hogan has called for a statewide "Day Of Prayer And Peace" on Sunday after civil unrest rocked Baltimore. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
Churchgoers hold hands while reciting the Our Father prayer at St. Peter Claver Catholic Church, Sunday, May 3, 2015, in Baltimore. Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan called for Sunday to be a statewide “Day of Prayer and Peace" following demonstrations in response to the death of Freddie Gray in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
Parishioners holds hands during a moment of prayer at a service at Southern Baptist Church Sunday, May 3, 2015, in Baltimore. A nearby senior center being built by the church was burned during the riots following Freddie Gray's funeral. Gov. Larry Hogan has called for a statewide "Day Of Prayer And Peace" on Sunday after civil unrest rocked Baltimore. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
John Barber, left, prays during a service at Southern Baptist Church Sunday, May 3, 2015, in Baltimore. A nearby senior center being built by the church was burned during the riots following Freddie Gray's funeral. Gov. Larry Hogan has called for a statewide "Day Of Prayer And Peace" on Sunday after civil unrest rocked Baltimore. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
BALTIMORE, MD - MAY 03: People hold hands during a rally lead by faith leaders in front of city hall calling for justice in response to the death of Freddie Gray on May 3, 2015 in Baltimore, Maryland. Gray later died in custody; the Maryland state attorney announced on Friday that charges would be brought against the six police officers who arrested Gray. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
A sing language interpreter gestures in front of a row of tulips during a rally at City Hall, Sunday, May 3, 2015, in Baltimore. Hundreds of jubilant people prayed and chanted for justice days after the city's top prosecutor charged six officers involved in Freddie Gray's arrest. Gov. Larry Hogan has called for a statewide "Day Of Prayer And Peace" on Sunday after civil unrest rocked Baltimore. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
People pray during a rally at City Hall, Sunday, May 3, 2015, in Baltimore. Hundreds of jubilant people prayed and chanted for justice days after the city's top prosecutor charged six officers involved in Freddie Gray's arrest. Gov. Larry Hogan has called for a statewide "Day Of Prayer And Peace" on Sunday after civil unrest rocked Baltimore. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
People join hands during a rally in front of City Hall, Sunday, May 3, 2015, in Baltimore. Hundreds of jubilant people prayed and chanted for justice days after the city's top prosecutor charged six officers involved in Freddie Gray's arrest. Gov. Larry Hogan has called for a statewide "Day Of Prayer And Peace" on Sunday after civil unrest rocked Baltimore. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
People pray during a rally at City Hall, Sunday, May 3, 2015, in Baltimore. Hundreds of jubilant people prayed and chanted for justice days after the city's top prosecutor charged six officers involved in Freddie Gray's arrest. Gov. Larry Hogan has called for a statewide "Day Of Prayer And Peace" on Sunday after civil unrest rocked Baltimore. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
Local rappers from right, Kova, Bilal and Spence sing on a street corner near the scene of some of Monday's rioting following Freddie Gray's funeral, Sunday, May 3, 2015, in Baltimore. Baltimore's mayor has lifted a citywide curfew six days after riots were sparked over the death of a Gray who suffered a severe spinal injury while in police custody. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
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