People in New York, Chicago, Oakland and various others cities across the country to took the streets to protest and make their voices heard after Donald Trump won Tuesday night’s presidential election. In New York City specifically, they were supported by a number of musicians who decided to join the crowds of protesters and add their voice to the rising discontent that the new president elect’s facing months before he enters the White House.
Stars like Cher, Madonna, T.I., Questlove and Meek Mill wrote messages and shared videos on social media of the throngs of people, said to number close to 10,000, marching down Fifth Ave. singing protest chants and carrying signs rejecting the idea of the former Apprentice being the chosen leader for the country. Below, take a look and see some of what transpired at the New York City protest.
Singer Cher took time to engage with protestors, taking time to listen, encourage and even hug a few of them: