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New Yorkers deal with election through post-it note protest

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>> This is not the kind of wall Donald Trump has been talking about. But deep under ground at one subway station in New York, thousands are protesting the election with Post-It notes.>> This is stronger than a march in the streets that gets corralled and a lot of people get arrested.
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This is stronger than a lot of things I've seen so far, literally.>> Many notes spreading the message of peace offering support to immigrants and Muslims. Others, not so into this free Subway Therapy.>> Stop sitting on your butts and complaining about stuff. If you want change, get up and start to make a change yourself.
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>> The installation lining the walls beneath Manhattan's Union Square was the idea of artist Matthew Levee Chavez. So far over 10,000 people are said to have shared their thoughts, including New York's Democratic Governor, Andrew Cuomo, who stuck a pro-immigrant message boasting a note with lines from the poem that appears on the Statue of Liberty.
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Quote, give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to be free. And that's not the only form of protest in Trump's hometown. Three apartment buildings in Manhattan's upper west side are dropping the name Trump Place after tenants circulated a petition. The signs coming down Wednesday, the buildings will now be known by their street addresses and not by the Trump name.