This is the full, uncut interview with Andrea Jenkins from the episode Minneapolis: Not Giving up on Police Abolition.

Andrea Jenkins made history in 2017 as the first African American openly trans woman to be elected to office in the United States. Today, she serves as the Vice-President of the Minneapolis City Council and personally pledged to defund the police in 2020 after the murder of George Floyd. One year later as the community strives to heal, what is the city’s vision to reimagine public safety & enact measures to fulfill Jenkin’s commitment? In this uncut interview, Jenkins provides context for the long road to defund the police department and insight for the future of George Floyd Square.

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