Riveting Moments From Donald Trump Inauguration Protests—Updated

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In the coming days, crowds of Donald Trump supporters will take to the streets to welcome the new president, including at Thursday’s Make America Great Again rally at the Lincoln Memorial and Friday’s inaugural parade outside the White House.

But a whole lot of people are organizing to protest Trump, including more than 1 million people who are expected to participate in women’s marches around the world.

Here are highlights from some of the protests. Come back here for more news as we update this story.

January 20

DC Metropolitan Police Chief Peter Newsham told reporters on Friday authorities arrested 217 people during protests on Inauguration Day. Six officers sustained injuries.

Demonstrations against Donald Trump’s presidency continued to erupt across the country.

Students in high school and on college campuses in Texas, California, and elsewhere staged walk-outs in protest.

After Trump is sworn in, police clash with protesters in downtown Washington, DC.

Meanwhile, a crowd marches along Market Street in San Francisco.

Around the world, protesters draped banners over bridges and landmarks to speak out against Donald Trump’s policy proposals.

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