Night 3 of anti-Trump march goes to Independence Hall
For a third straight night, protesters gathered near Philadelphia City Hall and marched through Center City in protest of Donald Trump's election as president.
This time, the group marched east on Market Street to Independence Hall and back, carrying large signs, chanting in unison to bullhorns and drums, and surrounded by police escorts. Later, the
The crowd of 250 to 300 people was far smaller than previous nights, but Philadelphia police Sgt. Joe Sullivan described it as "high energy" and peaceful.
Protests were also happening in and around Penn's campus, where more than 100 black freshmen were targeted with racist text messages threatening lynching.
As night fell, about 20 Penn medical students gathered at Locust Walk on campus to silently protest the racist postings and support the targeted students. Signs were posted on one of the university's iconic sculptures, and protesters also marched around Franklin Field.
At one point, the university stopped allowing students to enter the field -- where one of the biggest rivalries of the year, against Harvard, was happening and where it had been designated "Senior Night."