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Andrea Jenkins, the first black trans woman in the U.S. to hold public office, on what we need to do to stop violence against trans women


In November 2017, Andrea Jenkins made history after being elected to the Minneapolis City Council, making her the first openly black transgender woman to be elected to public office in the U.S. Jenkins joined NBC OUT and NBC News THINK to talk about the wave of women running for office and what she’s doing in Minneapolis to prevent violence against trans people.