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Hundreds protest against Donald Trump at UA

Posted at 10:04 PM, Nov 14, 2016
and last updated 2016-11-15 17:05:18-05

Hundreds of people rallied against Donald Trump on the U of A mall. Protestors held signs and chanted things like "love trumps hate."

The crowd listened to several speakers who took stage to voice their concerns over the president-elect. The nationwide protests have continued even after Donald Trump,President Obama and Hillary Clinton have called for unity across the country.

Some students said Donald Trump's words don't align with his actions. 

"I think Donald Trump's campaign ran along the line that did not unify people," said Kevin Paulson who helped organize the event. "It specifically called out groups in a hateful rhetoric so that is not something that many people here feel they can now unify themselves with."
 
"It's like good to come together for unity but Donald Trump's whole thing was like not about unity, and that's how we got there," said UA student Brigette Villasenor. "It's kind of like, yea now you're doing that but you got here because of all this hate so it's just like what does that say about America."
 
The rally centered around supporting minority groups that some say have been victimized by Donald Trump including Hispanics and members of the LGBT community. The demonstration ended with a peaceful march down University Boulevard.