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Protests in Several Cities over Trump Victory

Anti-Trump protesters in New York City and Chicago – many of them young people – took to the streets to condemn the election of Donald Trump.

Protests at Trump Tower

President Obama and Hillary Clinton called for a peaceful transition of power to Donald Trump on Wednesday morning, but anti-Trump protesters in two cities spent Wednesday night protesting the newly-elected president.

Reporters took to the streets of New York City and Chicago to document the protests, which shut down some streets in two of America’s busiest cities:

Chants included: 1) “Hey hey! Ho ho! Donald Trump has go to go!” and 2) “Not our president!”

Other tweets suggested that protests started in San Francisco and Washington, D.C. as well: