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10 Nov, 2016 07:27

Nationwide anti-Trump protests rock the US

Thousands across major US cities have been protesting the election of Donald Trump as the 45th US president. Demonstrators reportedly burned flags and smashed store windows. Dozens of arrests have been made following the rallies.

  • 15 November 2016

    18:12 GMT

    Students from Woodrow Wilson High School in Washington, DC are protesting outside the Trump International Hotel.

    RT America's Aliza Krichevsky is live-streaming from the protest.

  • 14 November 2016

    21:55 GMT

    Hundreds of students in East Los Angeles left classes at lunchtime to protest the election of Donald Trump as president of the United States.

    They headed for Mariachi Square and City Hall.

    In particular they were fighting his call for deportation of undocumented immigrants.
    “I can make my parents proud if they are not here,” 10th grader Yesenia told the Los Angeles Times.

    A long row of police blocked the entrance the Freeway.

  • 21:52 GMT

    Thousands of Portland High school and middle school students swarmed the Lloyd Center shopping mall chanting loudly.

    “This is the coolest thing I have ever seen,” said one student off camera, as one store brings down their shutter.

    Portland Police Department tweeted that student protest was affecting traffic and asked parents to “encourage their children to go back to school.”

    Later police said “Officers working to direct student protest” acknowledging that students were talking about getting on a freeway or blocking traffic on Steel Bridge.

  • 21:23 GMT

    Middle school and high school students were out protesting Donald Trump’s election to president for the sixth day straight.

    Hundreds of High School students in Portland, Oregon joined the frey on Monday, walking out of class and convening in Pioneer Square, and visiting City Hall, yelling “Not my president.”

    “We are here to tell the adults and the people who actually voted in this election that Portland schools does not stand for racism, we do not stand for sexism and Islamophobia,” said a sophomore from Cleveland High School, according to the Oregonian.

    Several hundred students rallied to march over Hawthorne Bridge undeterred by the lone police man trying to stop them.

  • 18:13 GMT

    Students from several Los Angeles, California schools also marched against Trump on Monday. The protest included students from Garfield, Mendez, Roosevelt, Esteban Torres, Wilson and Lincoln high schools, organizers said.

  • 15:37 GMT

    On Monday morning, students at Mongtomery Blair High School in the Washington suburb of Silver Spring, Maryland staged a walkout protesting Trump.

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