This is What Democracy Looks Like


Thousands of protestors marched down Fifth Avenue today, marking it the fourth day of continuous anti-Trump protests in New York.

Across the boroughs, New Yorkers voted overwhelmingly for Clinton (almost 80% in Brooklyn,  close to 90% on Manhattan and Bronx).

Given these numbers it’s understandably that Trump’s surprising success left many New Yorkers looking for ways to show their anger. Or just a place to meet likeminded people.

“This makes me so happy,” said one woman in her twenties looking around the march. All around, there was a tremendous amount of positive energy, and the march didn’t only serve as an expression of free speech and political will, it also was like a big therapy session.

It was the first time many New Yorkers felt okay again all week.


The peaceful protest was a wild mix of ages, genders and races, and so where the causes they were promoting in their signs and chants.


My body, my choice. Her body, her choice.


I object the president elect.


Love trumps hate. 


No hate. No fear. 


This is what democracy looks like.

Racist, sexist, anti-gay, Donald Trump go away.


We are the popular vote.


Climate change is real. Protect the EPA. 


Black lives matter.



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