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People Gathered Their Most Creative Anti-Trump Posters To Protest On President’s Day

Thousands took to the streets on President’s Day. No, not for the President’s Day sales on TVs or washer-dryers, but to protest and renounce Donald Trump. Trump has faced resistance from the moment he announced his candidacy, but the #NotMyPresident movement grew immediately out of the election in November. Yesterday, many were protesting his legitimacy as president, reiterating that his election was directly manipulated by Russian President, Vladimir Putin.

Among the controversies surrounding Trump, the resounding one continues to be the grip Putin has on him.


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“Don’t go too quickly, papi, you’ll slip and get grass stains.”

People all over the U.S. are hot with rage at Trump’s message of hate.

Not even delicious Tapatío could remove the bad taste Trump has left in American’s mouths.

They took to the streets, claiming them and blocking traffic.

Traffic lights be damned, these protesters weren’t moving.

Musicians sent their message of resistance against Trump’s ways.

Who said you can’t keep it lit with some light Jazz while you resist? Next request was definitely a bachata.

Protesters found creative ways to show their disdain for Trump.

Not farfetched to imagine Trump wanting to win a pageant. He’d definitely try to rig that, too. Colombia’s got their eyes on you, Steve Harvey.

Outside of the protests, messages of true equality were being spread across the web.

“Well, the president said it was okay, so…”

It was common place to see unflattering images of Trump.

Many feel ridiculing the notoriously thin-skinned president is the sweetest revenge.

Some artists have found Trump to be their call to action, creating politically charged work that lampoons the administration.

#notmypresident Day festivities in Vermont. "Sexual Content. Bad Language. Really Gross." ?

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“Sexual Content. Bad Language. Really Gross.” Sad!

Large crowds gathered outside of Trump Tower to let people know how they really felt.


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Some signs were more subtle than others. Replacing his mouth with an anus? Not so subtle.

People who’d never given much thought to President’s Day at all, found reason to reconsider its meaning.

No idea what’s going on here, but everyone should have the right to peacefully organize, even Ken and all his doll homies.

Protestors staged a funeral for what they see as the end of the American Presidency as we know it.

Mourners were asked to stop cheering, as it was the idea of the presidency being buried, not the actual president.

READ: 11 Powerful Reasons Why People Protested For Immigrant Rights In Los Angeles This Weekend

The First Latina In Space Wants To Use Her Experience To Produce More STEM Graduates

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The First Latina In Space Wants To Use Her Experience To Produce More STEM Graduates

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The first Latina to ever travel to space is being honored and joining some of the greatest people in astronautics history. Ellen Ochoa broke the barrier of Latinas in space in 1993, just two years after becoming an astronaut. Since becoming an astronaut, Ochoa has logged 978 hours outside of Earth during four different missions to space and is now the Director of the Johnson Space Center.

Ellen Ochoa, the first Latina in space, will soon be part of the United States Astronaut Hall of Fame.

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According to a news release by The Kennedy Space Center, Ochoa holds the distinction of being the first Latina in space after boarding a STS-56 in 1993 as a mission specialist.

Ochoa wants to use her platform and experience to encourage young people to pursue careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).

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CREDIT: NASA Johnson / Flickr

“I’m honored to be recognized among generations of astronauts who were at the forefront of exploring our universe for the benefit of humankind,” Ochoa told CBS8. “I hope to continue to inspire our nation’s youth to pursue careers in science, technology, engineering and math so they, too, may reach for the stars.”

According to a news release, Ochoa was chosen along former crew mate Michael Foale because of her extraordinary work to advance space exploration.

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CREDIT: NASA Johnson / Flickr

“The courage, dedication and passionate spirit exhibited by both Dr.’s Foale and Ochoa is indicative of the extraordinary individuals who have been recognized in this way,” Dan Brandenstein, the board chairman of the Astronaut Scholarship Foundation, said in a press release. “NASA’s mission is always expanding with a goal to learn more and go further. Our two new U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame inductees have been pivotal in keeping that mission on course.”

Jerry Brown, the governor of California, took a moment to recognize the honorable accomplishment by the California native.

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CREDIT: NASA Johnson / Flickr

“These talented individuals with their unique set of accomplishments show the best of California,” Gov. Jerry Brown said, according to Times of San Diego. “Their creativity and perseverance are a real inspiration.”

Ochoa calls La Mesa home and is one of three astronauts who graduated from Grossmount High School in El Cajon, Calif.

Congratulations, Ellen!

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CREDIT: NASA Johnson / Flickr

READ: NASA Just Can’t Get Enough Of This Mexican Scientist

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