Alicia Keys plays a mother of two in the 12-minute film, which imagines Los Angeles as a war zone from which she and her children must escape. The family of three absconds to Mexico, which is safe from the violence — and flooded with refugees as a result.
I want us all to imagine if we were the refugees, if we were the ones torn from the arms of our families and loved ones. While some seek to stoke the flames of division and turn us against our fellow neighbors, we’re here to make the case for love and compassion. How would we feel if it were happening to us?
Watch the moving tribute here