Protesters take to Portland streets following Trump's victory

Hundreds protest in Portland after election

PORTLAND, Ore. – Protesters unhappy with the election of Donald Trump took to the streets of downtown Portland to show their displeasure early Wednesday morning.

The protest began at around 11 p.m. at Portland State University and ended there about 4:30 a.m., according to Portland police.

There were no arrests and reports of some minor vandalism, including a Dumpster fire in downtown Portland.

There was one report of a protester struck by a car as the crowd shut down lanes of I-5 for about an hour, police said. The person was not seriously injured, police said.

A video on Twitter says several people were struck and shows a car leaving the scene and angry protesters trying to chase it.

More than 100 protesters blocked traffic in the area of West Burnside Street and Southwest 6th Avenue. They continued to march southbound on 6th Avenue to Portland State University.

“We are making noise. We are telling Donald Trump that we don’t like that he’s here. I feel like we’re doomed. This can’t be real,” one activist said.

Wednesday, members of Don’t Shoot Portland, Black Lives matter, and leaders in the Latino community gathered at Revolución Coffee House, in Downtown Portland. They held signs, and voiced concerns about the election.

“What Trump stands for spits in our face and puts us down,” said Rev Lynne Smouse Lopez, Pastor of Ainsworth United Church of Christ.

Photos: Downtown Portland protest after Trump's win

TriMet tweeted MAX green and yellow lines were disrupted due to the protest.

A dumpster was put in the middle of the road, blocking a MAX train. 

The crowd multiple times chanted "Who's streets? Our streets!"

At other moments the group chanted "That's not my president!"

Watch some of the protest from Facebook video


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