Thousands take to streets across US to protest Trump victory

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- November 10, 2016


Throngs of demonstrators marched in cities throughout the usa on Wednesday to protest Republican Donald Trump’s marvel victory inside the U.S. presidential election, blasting his debatable marketing campaign rhetoric about immigrants, Muslims and different groups.

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In New York City, lots of protesters stuffed streets in midtown Manhattan as they made their way to Trump Tower, Trump’s gilded domestic on 5th Avenue, whilst hundreds of others gathered at a Manhattan park and shouted “Not my president.”

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In downtown Chicago, an predicted 1,800 human beings gathered out of doors the Trump International hotel and Tower, chanting phrases like “No Trump! No KKK! No racist usa.”

Protest Against Donald Trump’s Victory

Chicago police closed roads inside the area, impeding the demonstrators’ path. There were no instantaneous reports of arrests or violence.

“I am just truly terrified about what’s happening in this u . s .,” said 22- year-old Adriana Rizzo in Chicago, who become preserving a sign that read: “Enjoy your rights while you can.”

Protesters railed against Trump’s marketing campaign pledge to build a wall along the border with Mexico to preserve immigrants from entering the United States illegally.

People protest outside Trump Tower following President-elect Donald Trump's election victory in Manhattan, New York, U.S., November 9, 2016.  REUTERS/Andrew Kelly

Hundreds also gathered in Philadelphia, Boston, Seattle and Portland, Oregon, on Wednesday night, and organizers planned rallies in San Francisco, Los Angeles and Oakland, California.

In Austin, the Texas capital, about four hundred human beings marched through the streets, police stated.

A representative of the Trump campaign did no longer right away respond to requests for comment on the protests. In his victory speech, Trump stated he would be president for all Americans, announcing: “it’s time for us to come back together as one united people.”

In advance this month, his campaign rejected the support of a Ku Klux Klan newspaper and stated that “Mr. Trump and his campaign denounces hate in any form.”

“DREAMERS” FEAR DEPORTATION

Earlier on Wednesday, some 1,500 college students and teachers rallied in the courtyard of Berkeley high school, in Berkeley, a San Francisco Bay location city known for its liberal politics, before marching toward the campus of the University of California, Berkeley.

Protesters walk during a protest against Republican president-elect Donald Trump in Chicago, Illinois, U.S. November 9, 2016. REUTERS/Kamil Krzacznski

So many of high college and college students also walked out in protest in Seattle, Phoenix, los Angeles and three different Bay Area cities, Oakland, Richmond and El Cerrito.

A predominantly Latino group of about three hundred high school college students walked out of class on Wednesday morning in Los Angeles and marched to the steps of City Hall, where they held a brief however boisterous rally.

Chanting in Spanish: “The people united will by no means be defeated,” the group held signs with slogans including “Now not Supporting Racism, Not My President” and “Immigrants Make America Great.”

A lot of those students were members of the “Dreamers” generation, children whose parents entered the U.S with them illegally, college officers stated, and who worry deportation under a Trump administration.

“A child should not live in fear that they will be deported,” stated Stephanie Hipolito, one of the student organizers of the walkout. She stated her parents were U.S. citizens

People protest against Republican president-elect Donald Trump in the neighborhood of Manhattan in New York

There were no immediate reports of arrests or violence.

Wednesday’s demonstrations followed a night time of protests inside the San Francisco place and elsewhere in the country in response to Trump’s victory against heavily favored Democratic rival Hillary Clinton.

Demonstrators smashed storefront windows and set garbage and tires ablaze late on Tuesday in downtown Oakland. Some miles away, Students at the University of California, Berkeley protested on campus.

 


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