WATCH NOW: Special Episode of 'ESSENCE Debates Now' on Baltimore Situation

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We're discussing Freddie Gray, Baltimore and our hopes for the future in a special live edition of ESSENCE Debates Now. 

In the wake of the tragic death of Freddie Gray, Baltimore, Maryland has become a city of turmoil, a city trying to heal. As the world looks on and protests erupt across the country, we're all wondering the same thing: Where do we go from here?

Today, ESSENCE looks beyond the chaos and the violence and attempts to find answers with a very special addition of ESSENCE Debates Now. We'll move on from the images we've been bombarded with and look toward the future as the Black community and the country as a whole searches for solutions. 

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We invite our ESSENCE family to join us and help us discover what we must do know as we search for hope and peace in today's episode of ESSENCE Debates Now at 4PM EST right here on

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