In response the Chicago police have closed roads in the area, stopping the protesters from continuing their move forward. There were no reports of arrests and violence in Chicago yet.
22-year-old Adriana Rizzo in Chicago who was holding a sign that read: “Enjoy your rights while you can,” spoke to the press saying: “I’m just really terrified about what is happening in this country.” Meanwhile in Los Angeles, about 5,000 protesters sat on the 101 Hollywood Freeway, blocking traffic as police wearing their riot gear simply looked on.
On the streets of downtown Oakland in California, the protest has turned violent as protesters were choked with smoke on Thursday, November 10 as police launched tear gas and protesters lit fires, in what became by far the most violent of the many protests against the election of Trump.
Police arrest a protester in California
Meanwhile, in response to Trump’s victory, Barack Obama has said he will ensure smooth transition of power in come January 2017.