LIVE VIDEOS: Trump Tower Protests in New York City & Chicago

Protesters descended on Trump Towers in both New York City and Chicago the evening of November 9 to express outrage over the election of Donald Trump as president. “Hey, ho, Donald Trump has got to go,” they chanted.

When some people saw cameras, they gave the finger and said, “F–ck Donald Trump. Donald Trump go away, racist, sexist, anti-gay.” (Warning: There is graphic language in some of the videos.)

You can watch more streaming from the scene here:

And here:

Protesters burned American flags at the anti-Trump protest in New York City.

They carried signs mocking the new President-elect.

CBS News said the New York City Trump Tower protest started with a rally, in which people discussed what actions to take in response to Trump’s victory, and then people took to the streets and began shutting down traffic. Watch:

Lady Gaga staged a protest at Trump Tower.

There was also a march occurring in Seattle. There were reports of a multiple shooting near the anti-Trump protest, but Seattle police said the shooting does not appear to be related to the demonstration.

Pictures on social media showed swarms of protesters around Trump Tower in both cities. The protests, which were growing around 8 p.m. EST, underscored the challenges President-Elect Trump will face as he tries to unify a divided nation after the heated rhetoric of the 2016 presidential campaign, which left many non-white Americans feeling alienated. Trump prevailed in the electoral college on Tuesday by winning a trio of states with largely white populations: Wisconsin, Pennsylvania, and Michigan. He ended up with 279 electoral votes. In his victory speech, he pledged to work for all Americans.

But that left some still dissatisfied, as they took to the streets to express the frustration that they couldn’t convert to a Hillary Clinton win at the ballot box. As has been seen with protests over police shootings, people used social media to organize them. Over 3,000 people indicated on Facebook that they planned to attend the New York protest, and more than 8,000 responded that they were going to join the one in Chicago.

One protester in Chicago expressed “hate” for Trump. One woman wrote on Facebook, “Once again, calling every single decent human with the right sense of mind to protest this racist bigot today at Trump tower!”

Some protesters carried signs equating Trump to Hitler.

Others expressed peaceful messages.

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In Chicago, some people said they wanted to get rid of Trump Tower.

There were other protests throughout the day following Trump’s victory. Learn more about those protests here:

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anonymous

The riots against the elected President of the United States of America, are because all these people so criminal from the lowworld that want to be sustain, with stolen money and drugs, they want it their candidate to win the elections, so for she to continue keeping all those criminals, to stay distribute with drugs, to be use and sell, any body can see that all those people are ugly persons from other countries, they have to go to be so ugly to their countries, those are people without education, those are the same bunch of, who were Communists in their countries, and now those are angry, because they lost, plus those used to had, much power with that tripod that those communist put it, into the skin body, an electronic element, with inhuman power, that those communist use to treat bad to people, with the power of a drug call cocaine , and another power, those anti-capitalist criminal Communists making riots, are very angry because those lost the power of the tripod , and don’t want to lose the power of the tripod, those bunch of people are Communists, who do not like to make any cain of work, those communist do not like rich people America, those have to go to their communist countries, those riot bunch of are murderers, those are fighting the elected President, those riots are not the mistakes or errors from the new elected President, those are the mistakes of the present President, he is the one who have to break up the riots, if are by thousands the police cannot, to handle, then should called the military.

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