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The so-called Calexit movement existed before the presidential election, but has garnered attention in the last week. The state of California boasts the sixth largest economy in the world.
Signs at the protest ranged from those laced with expletives to a sign that read “Love Trumps Hate.” (Photo credit: Lena Nozizwe)
The crowd of protesters was diverse, from a grey-haired man wearing a Bernie Sanders t-shirt to young children. (Photo credit: Lena Nozizwe)
President-elect Donald Trump has characterized protesters as professionals. (Photo credit: Lena Nozizwe)
Everyday since the election, protesters have gathered in front of Los Angeles City Hall to demonstrate against the president-elect. (Photo credit: Lena Nozizwe)
Among the anti-Trump protesters at Los Angeles City hall was a two-year old dressed in a t-shirt that read “Cuties Against Trump.” (Photo credit: Lena Nozizwe)
The movement for California to secede is not a new one, but the election of Donald Trump has increased visibility for Calexit. (Photo credit: Lena Nozizwe)