Hundreds of people took to downtown Seattle streets to protest president-elect Donald Trump on Wednesday evening after a Seattle socialist councilwoman encouraged residents to fight racism. Demonstrators across the nation, from Seattle to Chicago, gathered to protest Trump Wednesday.
Here’s how events unfolded for Seattle. On the protest event Facebook page, more than 1,500 people said they were going to demonstrate. Hundreds of people gathered in the downtown park around 4:30 p.m. and started to march through the streets around 5:45 p.m. A group continued marching through Capitol Hill and then the U-District until nearly 9 p.m. READ MORE