Protest at Tump Tower and March for #NotMyPresidentsDay in Chicago

On Presidents’ Day and the Sunday before it, #NotMyPresidentsDay events were held in Downtown Chicago across the river from Trump Tower International Hotel. On Sunday protesters gathered near Trump Tower then marched through Downtown to Federal Plaza where representatives of several political groups lead a rally. There were well over 1,000 participants in the first day’s protest and the number was close to 1,000 at the peak of the rally that was held for Presidents’ Day. 

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The Sousaphones Against Hate played songs to kick off the protest at Trump Tower in Downtown Chicago on February 19, 2017.

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A man holds a sign referencing Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s quote about Senator Elizabeth Warren after she was not allowed to speak because she was reading Coretta Scott King’s letter about Jeff Sessions from 1986.

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A man holds a sign referencing Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s quote about Senator Elizabeth Warren after she was not allowed to speak because she was reading Coretta Scott King’s letter about Jeff Sessions from 1986.

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A man holds a sign protesting the Republican controlled congress.

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The other side of his sign advocating for the impeachment of President Donald Trump.

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A protester’s sign that has the Gadsen Flag where Tread has been marked out for Piss, referencing an yet to be confirmed dossier about Donald Trump’s ties to the Russian government that was leaked.

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A spokesperson from Act Now to Stop War and End Racism (ANSWER) Chicago speaks over a PA to the protesters gathered at Trump Tower before the march begins.

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The Sousaphones Against Hate play a song before the march to Federal Plaza starts.

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An Anti-Trump protester gets in a heated argument with a Trump supporter who came to counter protest #NotMyPresidentsDay.

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An Anti-Trump protester gets in a heated argument with a Trump supporter who came to counter protest #NotMyPresidentsDay.

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An Anti-Trump protester gets in a heated argument with a Trump supporter who came to counter protest #NotMyPresidentsDay.

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Protesters rally near Trump Tower in Chicago before marching for #NotMyPresidentsDay.

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Protesters rally near Trump Tower in Chicago before marching for #NotMyPresidentsDay.

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Protesters with ANSWER use a mobile PA to lead chants in the march to Federal Plaza.

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A girl marches for the #NotMyPresidentsDay protest with an sign from ANSWER.

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Protesters with ANSWER use a mobile PA to lead chants in the march to Federal Plaza.

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Protesters with ANSWER use a mobile PA to lead chants in the march to Federal Plaza.

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A police officer looks on as he walks along the planned route for the march watching the protesters.

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A woman marches at the front of the protest with an anti-fascism sign.

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The crowd of protesters pass retail stores on State Street on the way to Federal Plaza.

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A protester with an American flag cape and a megaphone echoes chants coming from the PA during the march.

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A woman yells chants during the march while holding a feminist sign.

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A protester marches with a sign that calls for Trump’s impeachment using his famous line”You’re fired”.

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A protesters chants into a megaphone at a rally held at Federal Plaza after the march from Trump Tower.

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A Chicago police officer stops to pet a dog during the rally at Federal Plaza.

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Protesters gather at Federal Plaza for an anti-Trump rally.

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A woman holds up a peace sign during a speech at Federal Plaza during the rally.

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A speaker yells into a microphone at an anti-Trump rally in Federal Plaza.

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