Protests Outside of Presidential Debate at Washington University

Several hundred people marched to Washington University yesterday to protest the presidential debate. The protest was peaceful and there were no arrests made. The group was made up of protesters from several groups including Fight for $15, Jill Stein for President, Black Lives Matter, and Planned Parenthood. When the march made it to the Free Expression Area, protesters refused to be searched and most of the group dispersed before the debate began.

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The same fencing from the national conventions was used by law enforcement to secure Washington University during the debate.

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Green Party candidate for Missouri governor Don Fitz speaks to a crowd of supporters and passersby across the street of Washington University’s campus.

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Protesters set out a whack a mole game at an anti-Hillary Clinton tent near the Washington Univerity campus.

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Protesters set up “Hillary’s House of Horrors” near the campus of Washington University where the presidential debates were taking place.

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A memorial made by ant-Trump protesters at the corner of Skinker and Delmar in the Univerity City Loop.

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A Fight for $15 protester holds a pro-union sign before a march to the debate began.

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A protester from Fight for $15 Kansas City yells a chant through a bullhorn at the rally before the march to the debate.

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More Fight for $15 protesters chant waiting for the march to the debate to start.

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More Fight for $15 protesters chant waiting for the march to the debate to start.

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Rasheen Aldredge, Candidate for 5th Ward Committeeman, joins in the Fight for $15 chants before the march to the debate.

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A Fight for $15 protester holds a sign asking for a $15 minimum wage and union representation.

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A jill Stein supporter stomps on a Trump sign at the Fight for $15 rally.

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Two anti-Trump protesters carry a sign that reads “You can’t grab my pussy” in response to Tump’s lewd comments that were leaked from 2005.

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Hundreds of protesters take over Delmar Boulevard in University City as they march to the presidential debate at Washington University.

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A protester drags an American flag as the march makes its way to Washington University.

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A protester writes “Fuck Trump” in chalk on the street during the march to the presidential debate.

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A Jill Stein supporter looks back at the protest heading to the presidential debate at Washington University.

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Bicycle police block traffic on Forrest Park Parkway as the protest gets near the campus of Washington University.

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Bicycle police block one entrance to Washinton University as the protest passes by.

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Black Lives Matter protesters hold signs in the march to the presidential debate at Washington University.

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A Trump supporter waves an American flag as the protest makes it way to the presidential debate.

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A young girl at the front of the march helps hold a banner that says “Come get our vote”.

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A protester pushes a road closed sign as the march gets closer the the debate.

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Bicycle police move to stop protesters Forsyth Boulevard after the march got past a police line trying to block the road.

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Bicycle police move to stop protesters Forsyth Boulevard after the march got past a police line trying to block the road.

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The protesters at the front of the march hold a sign made with lights that reads “Come Get Our Vote”.

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Some police with batons move to block the intersection as the march is about to reach the free speech zone outside of the presidential debate at Washington University.

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Some protesters link arms and cover their faces as the march passes by police.

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A boy who is protesting with Fight for $15 leads the march to the free speech zone outside of the presidential debate.

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Protesters decide not to enter the free speech area and protest in the street near the Washington University campus.

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After the large protests disperses a group of Libertarian protesters supporting Gary Johnson for president march to the free speech area.

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As the debate begins workers and police pack up signs for the public expression zone.

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A protester from the Center for Biological Diversity wears a polar bear suit named Frost Paw as the protest disperses.

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A man who is making a documentary about his grandfather tries to promote his facebook page to the media covering the debate at Washington University.

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