Protests against Trump’s win continue for 2nd day
Scattered protests around the country continue to follow the unexpected election of Donald Trump as president, with hundreds marching in Philadelphia, Baltimore and Grand Rapids, Michigan.
Protesters marched a few miles from north Baltimore to downtown Thursday night to express displeasure with the election of Donald Trump as president.
Local media showed video of people marching past Penn Station toward downtown Thursday night. The protesters marched in the street, bringing traffic to a standstill. Otherwise, the march was peaceful.
Another group could be seen gathered around the Washington Monument, waving signs and flags and chanting.About 500 people turned out in Louisville, Kentucky, chanting and carrying signs as they marched downtown. A day earlier, five people were arrested at Western Kentucky University as demonstrators protested Trump’s election.
High school students in San Francisco chanted “not my president” and waved rainbow and Mexican flags Thursday morning as they marched through the city’s downtown in protest of Republican Donald Trump’s presidential win.
The San Francisco Unified School District said Wednesday that more than 1,000 students staged a citywide walkout on Thursday.
Bystanders in the heavily Democratic city high-fived them from the sidelines.
Thousands have taken to the streets around the country since Tuesday’s election. Demonstrators have disrupted traffic, burned a giant papier-mache Trump head and declared that they refused to accept Trump’s victory.