Hundreds of California students protest Trump victory

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Thousands of Americans are staging a mass protest in NY over the election of real estate mogul Donald Trump they claim is unfit to be the next United States president.

Outside the White House, in Washington DC, people sang and prayed at an anti-Trump vigil.

A group of protesters stood outside the White House holding candles, singing and listening to speeches.

The students rallied in the courtyard of Berkeley High School, according to a school district spokesman, and marched toward the campus of the University of California at Berkeley, a city known for its progressive politics.

Trump property was the destination for numerous protests which erupted across American on Wednesday.

U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders opposes most of Donald Trump's views, but is prepared to work with him on "policies that improve the lives of working families" in order to move the country forward. "We are telling Donald Trump that we don't like that he's here". Reporters speaking with CBSN said a demonstration that started blocks away at Columbus Circle marched south and eastward in the 7 o'clock hour to rally outside Trump Tower on W. 57th Street in Manhattan.

Several thousand chanting, sign-waving people gathered in Frank Ogawa Plaza in Oakland, California.

Protesters chanted "not my president" as they marched towards Trump Tower.

Protestors chanted "impeach!" along with "he's not my president!" and "rapist!"

70 year old property tycoon and former reality star Trump won a bitterly fought presidential election on Tuesday, winning key swing states in Florida, Ohio and Pennsylvania and reaching the White House despite being edged out on the popular vote by almost 100,000. He added there was a constitutional duty not to accept that.

Protesters had also raised many issues against Trump, including immigration, health care and women's rights.

Hundreds also gathered in Philadelphia and Boston on Wednesday evening, and organisers planned rallies in San Francisco, Los Angeles and Oakland, California.

"I felt agony, betrayed and despair", Sarah Curry described her feelings after learning that Trump has won the election.

Images and footage shared on social media showed dumpster fires on what was described in a tweet as a stretch of Broadway, from 14th to 20th streets in the city.

Trump has made numerous derogatory and lewd statements about women during his campaign.

Protest organizer Elan Axelbank told the Associated Press the long term goal is to build a sustainable grassroots movement of the majority of people who don't subscribe to what he called Trump's racist ideas.

More than 5,000 people - most whom were college and high school students - protested in LA earlier in the day.

"We are not Democrats first".

He said he thought it was "definitely the responsibility of both parties" to unite America.

Chuy Fernandez, a fifth-year economics student, said he was eager to air his unease with his peers.

School and district administrators and faculty accompanied the students as they marched from the school through downtown and onto the University of California, Berkeley campus. In New York County where the Trump Tower is located, an overwhelming 86 percent of the votes went to Clinton.

In dozens of cities across the USA, crowds of people massed outside hotels owned by the billionaire businessman in a night of widespread angry riots.

Police said they had arrested 15 people, the New York Times reported.

He says the district would prefer for students to stay in classes, but school officials understood that extraordinary circumstances prompted the student protest.

In Oregon, dozens of people blocked traffic in downtown Portland and forced a delay for trains on two light rail lines.

The crowd also drew some Trump supporters who hoisted signs and argued with his detractors. A lone Trump supporter was chased across Pioneer Courthouse Square and hit in the back with a skateboard before others intervened. There were no immediate reports of arrests or violence. Many carried flags and signs supporting Clinton.

A scuffle during the NYC protests was quashed when protesters removed the agitator while others chanted, "peaceful protest!". "No KKK! No racist US".



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