Thousands of people took to the streets in major cities across America Wednesday night to protest the election of Donald Trump as the 45th president of the United States.
Armed with signs and chants of "not my president," demonstrators swarmed the streets in Atlanta; Austin, Texas; Boston; Chicago; Denver; Los Angeles; New York City; Philadelphia; Portland, Oregon; San Francisco; Seattle; and Washington, according to CNN.
Here are nine photos capturing the uproar:
Demonstrators hold up placards to protest a day after President-elect Donald Trump's victory, at a rally outside Los Angeles City Hall in Los Angeles, California, on November 9, 2016. (Ringo Chiu/AFP/Getty Images)
A demonstrator poses as people gather to protest a day after President-elect Donald Trump's victory, at a rally outside Los Angeles City Hall in Los Angeles, California, on November 9, 2016. (Ringo Chiu/AFP/Getty Images)
Emma Esselstyn (C), a student at the University of Washington, joins thousands of protesters march down 2nd Avenue on November 9, 2016 in Seattle, Washington. (Karen Ducey/Getty Images)
Anti-Trump protesters march along Congress Avenue in Austin, Texas, on Wednesday November 9, 2016. (Jay Janner/Austin American-Statesman via AP)
A woman (C) holding a torn Stars and Stripes flag appeals her disappointment with the result of the presidential election in front of Trump Tower in New York on Nov. 9, 2016. (The Yomiuri Shimbun via AP Images )
Protesters chant slogans on Fifth Avenue outside Trump Tower, Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2016, in New York. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)
Protestors on a signpost shout slogans during a demonstration on 5th Avenue near Trump Tower on November 9, 2016 in New York, after Donald Trump was elected as the next president of the U.S. (Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images)
A police vehicle is seen on fire during an anti-Trump protest in Oakland, California, on November 9, 2016. (Josh Edelson/AFP/Getty Images)
Demonstrators protest on top of a bus outside of Trump Tower November 9, 2016 in Chicago, Illinois. (John Gress/Getty Images)
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