Spencer Platt/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Thousands of protesters took to the streets of U.S. cities and college campuses Wednesday to express their disdain for president-elect Donald Trump.
A massive gathering of protesters descended upon Trump Tower in midtown Manhattan Wednesday night, marching from Union Square.
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At Union Square, hundreds chanted “He’s Not My President” and carried signs that read “Defeat Fascism.” Another group of protesters gathered at Columbus Circle near Trump International Hotel & Tower.
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In Chicago, hundreds of protesters marched through the city’s downtown and gathered outside the city’s Trump Tower to express their anger that Trump was elected.
“You saw all of the hate was coming with him, and you were just hoping that that would never come to fruition, and it has,” anti-Trump protester Will Rossi told Chicago’s ABC7.
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Educational institutions were also hotbeds of protest today. High school and college students from California to Washington, D.C., held protests to show their opposition to Donald Trump’s election as president.
Students at American University in Washington, D.C., protested on campus.
Meanwhile, high school students in Berkeley, California, gathered to recite speeches and sing civil rights songs, according to a statement from the school district.
Students at the University of Connecticut organized protests and sit-ins across campus in defiant response to Trump’s presidential victory.
University of Massachusetts students gathered at the Goodell Building for Workplace Learning and Management with chants of, “Trump must go!”
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