Protesters Trump West Palm

Brandon Santana, Staff Writer

Days after Donald Trump was elected president, people gathered in downtown West Palm Beach and cities across the country to protest against his campaign promises, which include barring Muslims from entering the U.S., deporting  immigrants, and appointing a pro-life Supreme Court Justice. The protest began at 6 p.m. as a small congregation surrounding Trump Plaza, but quickly transformed into a bustling protest through the streets of downtown and culminated on Clematis Street around 8 p.m.

The night was made up of minority groups from all aspects of the political spectrum spanning from anarchists, environmentalists, and conservatives. Protesters expressed their outrage with President-elect, Donald Trump by marching with signs that read “deport racism,” and “keep your politics out of my uterus.” Despite the difference in views, the majority of people was respectful of each individual’s political beliefs.

From the Black Lives Matter movement to the LGBTQ community, a sense of equality and pride filled the atmosphere.

“This is our first form of resistance, we will continue to fight in different means,” said Senior and Tribe Staff Writer Santiago Rivera, who attended the protest as an individual citizen. “Whether it is through protest or policy, we recognize that ‘injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.'”

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