Bronx students hold annual peace block party

Block parties typically celebrate neighbors and warm weather, but one group of Bronx students started block parties with an even deeper meaning. The graduating class

Students released red and white balloons as a

Students released red and white balloons as a wish to end violence. (May 15, 2015 10:50 AM)

Block parties typically celebrate neighbors and warm weather, but one group of Bronx students started block parties with an even deeper meaning.

The graduating class of Fannie Lou Hamer High School in Morrisania hosted its annual peace block party Thursday, releasing red and white balloons into the air as a wish to end violence.

The students have hosted the peace party for five years...

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