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State Rep. John Thompson Pushes For Police Reform In Minnesota

Police stand guard as demonstrators gather outside the Brooklyn Center Police Department to protest the shooting death of Daunte Wright, Tuesday, April 13, 2021, in Brooklyn Center, Minn. (John Minchillo/AP)
Police stand guard as demonstrators gather outside the Brooklyn Center Police Department to protest the shooting death of Daunte Wright, Tuesday, April 13, 2021, in Brooklyn Center, Minn. (John Minchillo/AP)

Minnesota state Rep. John Thompson was an activist who joined the legislature in 2020 hoping to be more effective in the push for police reform and accountability.

He reflects on how impactful it’s been so far and how his community is grappling with this moment.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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