DETROIT (WWJ/AP) — More than 100 people are marching toward downtown Detroit from Wayne State University, protesting the rise of Donald Trump as the next president.
The Friday night march was organized by a group called By Any Means Necessary, which regularly speaks in favor of affirmative action and immigrant rights in southeastern Michigan.READ MORE: Legislature Again OKs Tax Cuts; Whitmer Floats $500 Rebate
Michigan State Police warned protesters through Twitter that peaceful protests are allowed, but trying to block freeways will lead to arrest.
Kal Barawi, a student at University of Detroit Mercy, held a sign that said, “Show Love, Spread Love.” He accepts the result of the election but is upset over the divisive tone of Trump’s campaign.READ MORE: 'Ride For Equity’ Detroit To Mackinaw City Raises Equitable Funding For Black Business Awareness
The 20-year-old says, “This is not a country we want to become.”
Another protest was organized in Royal Oak, where some students this week chanted “build the wall” — an apparent reference to Trump’s call to build a wall at the Mexico border.
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