Protests Erupt Across Country Following Donald Trump Presidential Win


Donald Trump’s surprising election win is not sitting well with many Americans across the country and they’ve begun taking to the streets in protest of their President-elect.

After the results of the election came in, protesters in at least 10 cities across the country took a stand and spoke out against Trump’s win. According to USA Today, protests erupted in “Chicago, New York, Los Angeles, Philadelphia, Boston, Washington, D.C., Portland, Ore., St. Paul, Minn. and several other cities” on Wednesday evening.

President Obama gave a speech Wednesday afternoon, reminding Americans that although the election may not have turned out the way some would have liked, at the end of the day we’re all on the same team. It seems, however, that citizens across the country still feel that a Trump administration is not what’s best, or safest, for the team.

Across the country, students walked out of schools, fires were set, citizens marched with signs that read “Not My President” and “Nasty Women Fight Back” and chanted things like “hey hey, ho ho, Donald Trump has got to go”- all in response to the hate that many fear the Trump administration will usher in.

“I’m disappointed, shocked, a little panicked for my friends and family — for everything that will be unleashed, the hate that will be unleashed,” 22-year-old Chicago protester Marion Hill told The Washington Post.

Trump has yet to respond to the protests and it’s unclear at the time of this article’s publication whether or not he will.