In Case you have not seen this post on CB Wentworth’s blog: I encourage you to read it “Be Bold, Be Brave, Believe: I Will Not be Silenced”
One of the most moving experiences of my life occurred in Prague, when I stood before the Lennon Wall. To the casual observer its just a wall covered in graffiti, but those who take time to look a little harder will find the wall means so much more in terms of history and the power of the human spirit.
The Lennon Wall started as a portal for protest during the 1980s when young Czechs used the wall to air their grievances against the communist regime, (though there are instances of earlier grafitti in the 1970s). They would write out their desire for basic human rights, peace, and love in the form of artwork, poetry, and slogans. The movement became collectively known as Lennonism as people often cited Beatles lyrics and used the wall as a memorial to John Lennon in response to his assassination, but also to keep his…
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