An estimated crowd of more than 7,000 marched through downtown just after night fall. Led by a flat-bed truck that blasted everything from Kendrick Lamar to Lil Boosie, at one point the march extended eight city blocks.
Massive crowd of thousands marches through downtown Oakland to protest Donald Trump pic.twitter.com/aG60o3il2N— Nick Miller (@NickMiller510) November 10, 2016
Later in the night, after a majority of the thousands of marchers dispersed, protesters shot fireworks into the sky and started numerous fires, including one in front of the future headquarters of Uber on Broadway.
VIDEO: Anti Trump march in Oakland now on Webster and 13th, thousands heading toward tube to Alameda pic.twitter.com/FzjPJ6EfyT— Nick Miller (@NickMiller510) November 10, 2016
The area of downtown near City Hall, and the intersection of Broadway and Telegraph Avenue, was badly vandalized, according to images on social media.
Remaining activists throw glass bottles and set off small firecracker-style explosives, at otherwise very peaceful Oakland anti-Trump march pic.twitter.com/fU4UEIaRzY— Nick Miller (@NickMiller510) November 10, 2016
VIDEO: Chants of "Let us through!" as police block anti-Trump march in old Oakland pic.twitter.com/HE2GO5p7w0— Nick Miller (@NickMiller510) November 10, 2016
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