The votes hardly had been counted before tens of thousands of mostly young amercans poured out into the streets of US cities. Not coming to terms with Donald Trump`s win the demontrators burned flags and smashed store windows turning protests into controlled riots.

Peaceful protests (according to police) have taken place all over the country since the results were announced. Nevertheless, photos from the anti-Trump riots show that, in some cities, the anger towards the unwanted winner has become dangerous. Refusing to accept Mr. Trump`s triumph thousands of demonstrators carried flags and anti-Trump signs, disrupting traffic and blocking streets from New England to heartland cities like Kansas City and along the West Coast.

"F--k Donald Trump!": Anti-Trump's Riots "F--k Donald Trump!": Anti-Trump's Riots

The protesters helding signs with messages such as “Love Trumps Hate”  or “Not My President ” flooded streets of Chicago. The marche began outside Trump Tower, the 98-story hotel and residence along the Chicago River. Then the protesters blocked the entrance to the skyscraper’s parking garage on lower Kinzie Street.

In Manhattan,  thousands of demonstrators blocked off streets around Trump Tower on Fifth Avenue in midtown, reaching extremes – one woman rprotester was topless while another climbed on top of a tree to see the protests going. In Washington, D.C., two separate anti-Trump demonstrations came together in front of the Trump International Hotel. Hundreds of protesters marched with signs saying “Nasty Women Fight Back”, “White Males for Equality for All” and  “No racist USA, no Trump, no KKK.”

"F--k Donald Trump!": Anti-Trump's Riots

"F--k Donald Trump!": Anti-Trump's Riots

In Portland  police had to deploy pepper spray as well as “rubber ball distraction devices” to disperse the rally. Starting at Pioneer Courthouse Square and moving to northeast Portland 4 thouthands of people interrupted traffic in the city. Portland’s Resistance appeared to be one of the major and most rambunctious riots in the country as several cars  and shops` windows were vandalized.

Los Angeles is also caused a stir. There were reports of people throwing rocks and bottles at police officers and vandalizing police cars with graffiti. But that was not the most expressive act – near City Hall some protesters burned a giant papier mache Trump head and  whacked a Trump piñata. In San Francisco, protesters gathered at crowded Market and Powell Street and  downtown Oakland. Then they joined a vigil in the Castro District, a predominantly gay neighborhood.

"F--k Donald Trump!": Anti-Trump's Riots

"F--k Donald Trump!": Anti-Trump's Riots

Even bad weather did not make the discontented in Philadelphia stay at home. Both supporters of Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton and independent Vermont Sen flocked to the city Hall. The organizers said they gathered because of “massive feelings of anger, unrest and disgust at the outcome of last night’s presidential election.”

After a rally at the University of Minnesota crowds of demonstrants headed to Interstate 94 passing through Minneapolis raising signs and chanting anti-Trump slogans. They blocked the federal highway for about an hour, causing a major traffic backup in both directions. In San Francisco, high school students  initiated the demonstration. Waving Mexican and rainbow flags they marched to join a vigil in the Castro District, a predominantly gay neighborhood.

"F--k Donald Trump!": Anti-Trump's Riots

"F--k Donald Trump!": Anti-Trump's Riots

“F—k Donald Trump!” or “My pussy, my choice,” – claimed the posters of Boston`s  rioters. A thong that started in the tens swelled to the thousands streaming through downtown.

The majority of Des Moines Public Schools, Iowa, are characterized by many students of color. Concerned with the rhetoric of the past election students walked out of area high schools to protest Trump’s victory. In Dallas activists gathered by the dozens outside the city’s sports arena, the American Airlines Center. In Baltimore, reportedly, about 600 people marched through the city blocking traffic.

Generally, according to police reports, most demonstrations were peaceful. But if some protesters lit fires and shot flares into the air, what will be the result of their discontent? Time will tell.

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