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Celebs join anti-Trump protestors in rallies across the country

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Protests around the country in response to Donald Trump’s win included many celebrities

Update, Nov. 15, 11:30 a.m. PST: Some of the cast of the Netflix series Orange Is the New Black joined in on New York City protests over the weekend.

Other protesters snapped photos of a handful of the show's cast hitting the streets with "Dump Trump" and "Fuck racism" signs.

Original story:

On Wednesday, Nov. 9, rallies broke out in protest of Donald Trump being elected the 45th president of the United States. The protests took place across the country, including the cities of New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Philadelphia, Boston and Washington, USA Today reports.

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Protesters took to the streets with signs like "Not My President" and "Love Trumps Hate." Among those in the crowds were Mark Ruffalo, Cher, Questlove, Lady Gaga, Michael Moore, Zoe Kazan, Taran Killam and Madonna, who protested on the streets of New York City.

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Love Trumps Hate love fest NYC Thousands in the Street.

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I love America! I LOVE New York!!!

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#our100

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Taking It To The Streets. Trump March Protests In Manhattan.

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Some of the protests turned violent, with Daily Mail reporting that over 6,000 protesters came out to march in Oakland, and what started as a peaceful protest quickly escalated after some protesters threw bottles at police offers and torched a police car.

Fourteen people were reportedly arrested in a protest outside the Los Angeles City Hall, while 30 people were arrested outside the twin demonstrations in Columbus Circle and at Trump Tower. The publication also notes that one person was "bundled into the back of a van by the Secret Service" after a candlelight vigil outside the White House.

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Protests around the country in response to Donald Trump’s win included many celebrities
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