New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio pledged on Sunday reforms and cuts for the first time to police funds and Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan announced plans for a major shake-up of the city’s policing.

These are the latest examples of Black Lives Matter protesters driving changes in policing policies after almost two weeks of nationwide demonstrations that began over the death of George Floyd and other African Americans in custody.

Many Black Lives Matter protesters are calling for some police funds to be reinvested elsewhere and for systemic issues in law enforcement to be fixed.

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