Trump Victory Sparks Protests, Student Walkouts in US Cities

Demonstrations continued to take place in U.S. cities Wednesday in protest of Donald Trump’s presidential victory, with high school and college students from coast to coast staging walkouts.
Thousands of protesters marched in the streets of New York City chanting «Not my president» and «hey, hey, ho, ho Donald Trump has got to go,» as they weaved through traffic toward the Trump Tower on Fifth Avenue. One group began at Union Square Wednesday night while another converged at Columbus Circle.Some of the protesters cursed out key battleground states that Trump had won to secure victory. Outside Trump Tower in midtown police installed barricades to keep the demonstrators at bay.
Trump International Hotel & Tower in Chicago also saw thousands of anti-Trump activists gathered outside the building. Authorities say police have been stationed outside the hotel and condominium tower since it was apparent the Republican Trump had defeated Democrat Hillary Clinton in their presidential contest. Protesters also took to the streets of Boston, chanting «Trump’s a racist» and carrying signs that say «Impeach Trump» and «Abolish Electoral College.» Thousands gathered on Boston Common before marching toward the Massachusetts Statehouse, with beefed up security including extra police officers.
Hundreds of protesters gathered near Philadelphia’s City Hall despite chilly, wet weather. Participants — who included both supporters of Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton and independent Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, who lost to Clinton in the primary — expressed anger at both Republicans and Democrats over the election’s outcome.

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