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Police detain a demonstrator during a protest against the election of Republican Donald Trump as President of the United States in Portland, Oregon, U.S. November 10, 2016.Reuters

Anti-Donald Trump protests continued for the second night in cities across America, including New York and Portland, after the US election results were declared. Young people have taken to the streets to express their fear over the country becoming more racist and sexist.

The #NotMyPresident protests caused chaos in some parts and were peacefully conducted in others. The protesters have been criticised by many as they had been rioting even though they had been advocating that 'Love Trumps Hate' but created disruption of normal life and turned violent in Portland, Oregon.

Tear gas was shelled in Portland to calm the rioters from creating more damage to public property on Thursday night. 

The president-elect, Trump, also condemned the protesters. After meeting President Barack Obama in the White House, he tweeted: "Just had a very open and successful presidential election. Now professional protesters, incited by the media, are protesting. Very unfair!"  

After being elected president, the ban on Muslims from entering the US was removed from his website. He had also said that he wants to be a president for all of America during his first speech after being elected.

Those protesting raised slogans denouncing Trump for assaulting women and propagating hate against religious lines. While many others were disappointed that a veteran politician like Hillary Clinton, whose campaign talked of empowering women, lost out to a candidate facing multiple sexual assault charges against him. 

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