On Wednesday 9th November, Lady Gaga staged a protest outside Trump Tower in New York, standing on a sanitation truck and holding a sign that read “Love trumps hate”.
In many cities across the state, citizens protest with cards, and marchers blasting Trump’s stance on immigrants, Muslims and other groups.
In New York, thousands of protesters filled streets in midtown Manhattan as they made their way to Trump Tower, Trump’s gilded home on Fifth Avenue. Hundreds of others gathered at a Manhattan park and shouted “Not my president.”
In Seattle, aThe police claimed the shooting was not connected to the anti-Trump demonstrations but instead from a personal argument.
According to police reports, one of the victims was seriously injured and was rushed to nearby Harborview Medical Center while the other four victims, a woman and three men, sustained non-life threatening wounds on their legs.
Earlier on Wednesday, some 1,500 students and teachers rallied in the courtyard of Berkeley High School, in a San Francisco Bay Area city known for its liberal politics, before marching toward the campus of the University of California, Berkeley.
Hundreds of high school and college students also walked out in protest in Seattle, Phoenix, Los Angeles and three other Bay Area cities – Oakland, Richmond and El Cerrito.