For the second day in a row, thousands of protesters took to the streets across the country Thursday even as President-elect Donald Trump and President Barack Obama sought to set an example by striking a more conciliatory tone in their first meeting since the election.
New Yorkers took to the streets in droves asking the country to "join" them. While demonstrations were peaceful for the most part, scattered arrests were made in California and Chicago.
In New York City's Union Square, Iris Reyes, 50, comforted a woman named Debbie, who was beginning to tear up. The woman said she was worried about her husband, who is Muslim, and how he would be treated.
"We are going to be with this guy for four years, and it's very devastating for me," Debbie said. "I've been crying for the last two years, you know, and now …"