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ESSENCE Debates Now: Baltimore Uprising (48:59)

Our special episode featured Keke Palmer, David Banner, editor AkibaSolomon, community organizer Cherell Brown, former mayor Eldridge Hawkins, Jr., and activists Johnetta Elzie, DeRay McKesson, Synead Nichols and Unaara Iynaas Elliott.

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Keke Palmer on Mobilizing Her Generation (1:33)

Actress Keke Palmer encourages other young people to take an interest in community issues by doing what they can to make a change. 

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ESSENCE Debates Now: 'Dear Black Women' (2:10)

In a special edition of Dear Black Women, ESSENCE editor Yolanda Sangweni discusses raising a Black man in America today.