PHOTOS: See Who's Supporting the #ESSENCEGunsDown Initiative

ESSENCE urged our readers to help in our #ESSENCEGunsDown initiative, a national effort to protect our children and get guns off the streets, and many of you took to your social networks in a step towards making a difference in our national movement.

Charlene Cooper Apr, 11, 2013

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Join @janellemonae in the #ESSENCEGunsDown movement. Print, sign & tweet this letter to POTUS.

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Lauren London joins ESSENCE's Guns Down initiative during a visit to our offices. Here's how you can join our campaign to protect our children and get guns off the streets.

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Help @essencemag's #EssenceGunsDown campaign. Tell @BarackObama you support his initiatives to curb gun violence.

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#EssenceGunsDown STOP GUN VIOLENCE BY EDUCATING YOUTH ON ACTS OF CIVILITY....INCREASE THE PEACE!!

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@essencemagazine is fighting to put the #GunsDown! I've made my vow to support!

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Join ME and @essencemag STOP THE GUN VIOLENCE!!! #ESSENCEgunsdown

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#EssenceGUNSDOWN #DearMrPresident essencemag 

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Dear Mr. President, Please protect our children. Help us get guns off the street. #essencegunsdown Please RT!

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@essencemag #EssenceGunsDown well I wish people would just pay more attention to what's going on in this would.

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Together we can stop gun violence by speaking up! Please join essencemag #EssenceGunsDown initiative.

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@essencemag #essencegunsdown Please Mr. President stop the madness!!!!

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Actor @JayREllis, "The Blueprint" on #TheGameBET, supports #ESSENCEGunsDown. You can, too!

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Gun control looks good in the Senate. Support #EssenceGunsDown Campaign

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Let's STOP GUN VIOLENCE! Join me and @Essencemag and tell the President u support it. RT #EssenceGunsDown

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#EssenceGunsDown #Hadiya 

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Tamar Braxton joins ESSENCE's Guns Down initiative during a visit to our offices. 

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Tika Sumpter joins ESSENCE's Guns Down initiative during a visit to our offices. 

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#EssenceGunsDown Help ESSENCE fight gun violence by joining our campaign to get the message to the White House. You’ll see photos like this one all over Twitter/FB beginning today. Please print it, sign it, share it and mail it!

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Please help in supporting @Essencemag with #EssenceGunsDown to protect our kids from gun violence by retweeting!

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@essencemag #essenceGundown

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RT @juneAmbrose: @essencemag #EssenceGunsDown

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Dear Mr.President #essencegunsdown #essencemag

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@essencemag We must Stop The Violence. #EssenceGunsDown

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#EssenceGunsDown

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Together Mr. President we can end gun violence @essencemag #essencegunsdown @BarackObama

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I believe in our children... I believe in our future #EssenceGunsDown

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Dear Mr. President, Please Help get guns off the streets. @essencemag #ESSENCEGunsDown @BarackObama.

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#EssenceGunsDown this is important for #USAll

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Help @essencemag #essencegunsdown STOP gun violence. 2,500 kids die each year. Big $ interests shouldn't drown our voices!

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