Journalists have reported that there has been cases of vandalism, alongside protests, across Washington, D.C. and particularly in its downtown area, in the hours leading up to President-elect Donald Trump's inauguration.
According to Reuters, some of the protesters were marching behind a banner that said “Make Racists Afraid Again” as some knocked over garbage cans and smashed in street windows.
The site of much of the chaos, the Washington Post reported, was 13th and K, a few blocks from the White House. There protestors wearing black and describing themselves as anti-capitalist and antifascist attempted to set newspaper boxes and garbage cans on fire, according to the Post.
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