Anti-Trump protests and rallies around NYC


After a Hillary Clinton win for New York, many locals are less-than-pleased with the election results.

Many local social justice organization and city locals are using social media to organize rallies, protests and demonstrations throughout the week following Election Day to express their views on the Donald Trump win.

Here are organized demonstrations and protests happening around the city today calling to rally against president-elect Trump:

"Say No to Trump! Say No to Racism! Defend Immigrants!" (Nov. 9)

The Answer Coalition has organized a "Say No to Trump! Say No to Racism! Defend Immigrants!" protest at 5:30 p.m. in Columbus Circle.

"We Stand Together: Reject Misogyny & Racism & Embrace Each Other"

This event, held at Columbus Circle from 4:30 to 6 p.m., will consist of a gathering, news conference and a call to action. Speakers include Black Lives Matter co-founder Opal Tometi, Heather C. McGhee from Demos Action and more. Artists including Amy Leon will perform.

Protest and march in Union Square Park (Nov. 9)

Socialist Alternative, NYC is organizing a protest and march beginning in Union Square Park at 6 p.m. According to the Facebook event, the protest will travel uptown to Trump Tower.

"Love Rally in the Park" (Nov. 11)

This event is calling for a "Love Rally" in Washington Square Park from 2 to 7 p.m. this Friday. Created by Facebook user Sydney Miller, the rally aims to "let Muslims, women, those who have disabilities, latinx people, and everyone else Donald Trump has put down to get this far know that this country doesn't hate them."

 

 

 

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