Roland Martin

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Read our #ESSENCEGunsDown twitter conversation which featured "Washington Watch" host Roland S. Martin and ESSENCE Acting Managing Editor Vanessa K. Bush.

Charlene Cooper
Apr, 23, 2013

ESSENCE took to twitter Monday night for a conversation with "Washington Watch" host Roland S. Martin and ESSENCE Acting Managing Editor Vanessa K. Bush about the #ESSENCEGunsDown initiative to help get illegal firearms off the streets. Followers participated in the conversation which gave insight on how the #GunsDown movement got its start, ways we can make our communities a safer place, and what happens next following the Senate's recent vote against gun control reform.

Check out last nights conversation below.

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