‘World Peace’ painted thousands of times on Detroit building

DETROIT (AP) — A muralist from Miami has spray-painted the same two words thousands of times on a building on Detroit’s west side as part of an effort to encourage world peace.

Renda Writer worked this week painting “World Peace” over and over again. He tells The Detroit News (http://detne.ws/2adwUJh ) “I just think it’s what we need.”

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The mural is part of his World Peace Mural Tour, where he is creating similar murals in several U.S. cities.

#Grateful for this photo taken yesterday by @oxymento of me getting started on Mural #7 – in #Detroit for the #WorldPeaceMuralTour – #WorldPeaceDetroit – by @rendawriter – #GrandRiverCreativeCorridor Stay tuned for more pics as the building is covered in #WorldPeace TODAY & TOMORROW – All Day Come by and say Hi 4103 Grand River Ave Cross Street: Rosa Parks Blvd #Motown #MotorCity #AmericasComebackCity #DetroitRockCity #DetroitUSA #StreetArt #PublicArt #MuralArt #Gandhi #WorldPeaceWanted World Peace Mural Tour coming soon to #WashingtonDC (August) #Philadelphia (August) #NewYork (September) www.WorldPeaceMuralTour.com www.Facebook.com/WorldPeaceMuralTour #RendaWriter #HandwrittenMurals #HandwrittenMural #RendaWriterArt #TheYoungTurks #DetroitNews #DetroitLove #DetroitFreePress #DetroitMetroTimes Special thanks to Mel Weiss, George N'Namdi, & Jumaane N'Namdi

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Writer was in Detroit last year for a project that included scrawling the words “Black Lives Matter” thousands of times on the side of a Midtown gallery.

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