Jan 282012
 

The Stooges Brass Band leads the SilenceIsViolence peace walk down Magazine Street. Organized as part of "Strike Against Crime" week, the second line began and ended at a community picnic at Lyons Park and included New Orleans firefighters, police, the Original Prince of Wales Social Aid and Pleasure Club, members of the Faubourg Delachaise Neighborhood Association and bystanders who joined along the way. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

John Perkins of Stooges Brass Band plays "The Entertainer" on the play set at Lyons park while waiting for the peace walk to start. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

Bruce Goodrich, an Annunciation Street resident and member of the Original Prince of Wales Social Aid and Pleasure Club, laughs with another member as the parade begins. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

Rudy Skipper, grand marshal of the Stooges Brass Band, grins as the SilenceIsViolence peace walk marches down Louisiana Avenue. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

Rodney Crayton, a Delachaise Street resident, dances down Tchouptioulas Street. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

Paul Landry of the Original Prince of Wales Social Aid and Pleasure Club leads the SilenceIsViolence peace walk down Tchoupitoulas Street. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

A member of the Stooges Brass Band. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

Participants in the SilenceIsViolence peace walk second line up Tchoupitoulas Street. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

Tamara Jackson (right) of SilenceIsViolence smiles as she second-lines past the Rock Bottom Lounge, a frequent starting point for social aid and pleasure clubs. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

The SilenceIsViolence peace walk passes the 3800 block of Annunciation Street, where two men were shot to death in December. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

Photos on a collage on a car in the SilenceIsViolence peace walk memorialize Gervais Nicholas, a Cohen High School student killed in 2008. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

Elise Dietrich watches as the SilenceIsViolence peace walk passes down Magazine Street. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

Walter Phillips of the Original Prince of Wales Social Aid and Pleasure Club. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

The SilenceIsViolence peace walk returns to Lyons Park. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

Members of the Original Prince of Wales Social Aid and Pleasure Club catch a breath after the SilenceIsViolence peace walk. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

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