Dallas sees night four of protests against Donald Trump

The protest on Saturday in Dallas was smaller than the protests during the past three nights, but their message was the same.

The group of about 50 started in Main Street Garden Park, yards from family movie night. They marched up Main and on Olive, to First Baptist Dallas, where Pastor Robert Jeffress preached in support of President-Elect Donald Trump.

"This church right here is the mother mecca of the hate that lives inside all of Dallas," protest organizer Dominique Alexander said.

Dallas Police say protesters did not follow the route they laid out for officers. The march ended back where it began.

Organizers clarified -- they're protesting what Trump stands for.

"We are here to make sure that our rights, constitutional rights, human rights, will not be eroded," protester Oscar Gonzalez said.

"I am afraid of what Donald Trump is going to do about police reform. I feel like he's going to squash it. He's not going to do anything about it," protester Sonya Price said.

A man who would only go by Angelo is one of several people who stood strong in support of Trump during the rally.

"I'm just voicing my opinion also, silently," Angelo said.

These anti-Trump protests are not happening only in Dallas, but in major cities across the country. These demonstrations are unprecedented, according to SMU Political Science Professor Matthew Wilson.

"This level of outrage and public demonstration following a presidential election is something we really have never seen before in the United States," Wilson said. "There are always people who are disappointed when their candidate loses, but the level of sheer rage at the prospect of this candidate taking office and the extent to which people feel like they need to take to the streets is really an unprecedented phenomenon."

Muslim Americans in the city are inviting community members to have conversations about race relations in America. Encouraging open dialogue and bringing people together is how Khadeeja Miandara plans to express her disgust with Trump.

"These are people who are at risk and they're going to suffer under a Trump presidency given what he's already said, so for them to speak out, it's their right. It's their constitutional right. There's nothing more American than a protest," Muslim American Khadeeja Miandara said.

The local CAIR group, the Council on American-Islamic Relations, is hosting those series of talks about race relations.

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