- Title: Dozens gather outside of White House to protest the election of Trump
- Date: 10th November 2016
- Summary: WASHINGTON, DC, UNITED STATES (NOVEMBER 9, 2016) (REUTERS) **** WARNING CONTAINS FLASH PHOTOGRAPHY **** PROTESTERS IN FRONT OF WHITE HOUSE PROTESTERS HOLDING SIGNS, ONE WITH THE WORD 'RACISM' WITH AN 'X' OVER IT PROTESTERS HOLDING SIGN READING 'NOT MY PRESIDENT, NOT IN MY NAME' GIRLS LOOKING AT CELLPHONE HOLDING A CANDLE WOMAN CRYING HOLDING CANDLE CANDLE SIGNS WITH THE WORD 'RACISM' WITH AN 'X' OVER IT SIGN READING 'STAND AGAINST ISLAMOPHOBIA' PAN WIDE TO GIRL HOLDING SIGN YOUNG MAN HOLDING SIGN READING: 'TRUMP'S COMMENTS: THE DEFINITION OF RACISM' PROTESTERS SIGN READING: 'DON'T SUPPORT A RACIST BIGOT' PAN WIDE TO GIRL HOLDING SIGN, DRINKING COFFEE UNIDENTIFIED MAN AT MICROPHONE SPEAKING TO CROWD ELECTRIC CANDLE PAN TO WIDE AFRICAN AMERICAN MAN HOLDING THE CANDLE WIDE OF PROTESTERS IN FRONT OF THE WHITE HOUSE WIDE OF WHITE HOUSE
- Embargoed: 25th November 2016 01:37
- Keywords: protests protesters White House Donald Trump presidential elections
- Location: WASHINGTON, DC, UNITED STATES
- City: WASHINGTON, DC, UNITED STATES
- Country: USA
- Topics: Diplomacy/Foreign Policy,Government/Politics
- Reuters ID: LVA00157Q8U2V
- Aspect Ratio: 16:9
- Story Text: Dozens of unhappy voters gathered outside of the White House on Wednesday (November 9) to protest the election of Donald Trump to the office of the presidency.
The morning after a surprising victory by the Republican business mogul over his Democratic rival Hillary Clinton, demonstrators held signs saying 'Not my president" and "Don't support a racist bigot".
The protest was peaceful and attendees held a candle light vigil as the sun went down.
In other parts of the U.S. thousands of protesters let their anger be known as they thronged streets in midtown Manhattan and a downtown park.
In Chicago, 1,000 people attempted to gather outside the Trump International Hotel and Tower downtown but Chicago police closed roads in the area, blocking the demonstrators' path.
Earlier in the day, some 1,500 California students and teachers rallied in the courtyard of Berkeley High School, a San Francisco Bay Area city known for its progressive politics, before marching toward the campus of the University of California, Berkeley.
Hundreds of high school and college students walked out in protest in Seattle, Phoenix, Los Angeles and three other cities in the Bay Area, Richmond, El Cerrito and Oakland.
Wednesday's demonstrations followed a night of protests around the San Francisco Bay Area and elsewhere in the country in response to Trump's political upset.
Demonstrators smashed storefront windows and set garbage and tires ablaze late Tuesday in downtown Oakland, California. A few miles away, students at the University of California, Berkeley protested on campus.
President-elect Trump will be at the White House on Thursday when he meets with President Obama.
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