Just before the afternoon rush hour on Thursday, a group of millennial anti-Trump protesters gathered to thwart the peaceful transfer of power and blocked traffic on the 10 freeway near the Los Angeles neighborhood of Boyle Heights.
On November 10, the protesters blocked the freeway entrance and part of the road near Eastern Avenue at about 3:00 p.m., according to ABC 7. Police had the roadway cleared about 45 minutes later.
A group of youngsters are blocking the freeway in my hood to protest Donald Trump. Shit load of squad cars and helicopter above. pic.twitter.com/WEMiLW2wzk
— Futbol Respecter (@MexicAnarchist) November 10, 2016
Police and media sources said the protesters ranged from college-aged to high school-aged participants.
Large groups of young protesters also gathered at the University of Southern California, University of California, Los Angeles, and in South Gate to protest the American political system.
— ABC7 Eyewitness News (@ABC7) November 10, 2016
In another gathering of anarchists in downtown Los Angeles, protesters burned a giant Trump piñata in front of L.A.’s City Hall.
— Jory Rand (@ABC7Jory) November 10, 2016
It is the second night of protests in cities nationwide that have resulted dozens of arrests, property damage, and violence.
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