Protests against Donald Trump spread across several major cities in US on the night immediately after Trump won the presidential election.
Demonstrators from New York, Chicago, San Francisco Bay Area, Washington D.C. and Detroit were chanting in the streets saying, “Not my president,” and called Trump’s campaign was fueled by racism, xenophobia, and sexism.
Thousands of people in San Francisco hold signs with messages like “Trump says go back, we say fight back. No to racism, sexism, war.”
According to New York Police Department, the crowd outside Trump Tower the night after trump won grew to 10,000.
Students on school campuses also joined and started their own marches. About 1,500 students and teachers at Berkeley High School in California walked out of their classes, Los Angeles Times reported.
According to Times, about 2,000 people also protested Trump’s election at The University of California, Los Angeles, Wednesday morning. At the height of the protest, a decorated figure of Trump was set on fire in a trash can.
Nearly 2,000 people gathered at Trump International Hotel in Chicago as Reuters reported, people were chanting “No Trump! No KKK! No racist USA.”
One of the demonstrators in Chicago had told Reuters that she is just terrified about what is happening in the country.
“I’m just really terrified about what is happening in this country.” She held a sign that read, “Enjoy your rights while you can.”
The protests were looked similar to those that held over the past 18 months of the election cycle.
After confirming and receiving Clinton’s concession, Trump addressed a celebratory audience in New York, asking Americans to set aside differences, vowing to be a president for all Americans.