Hundreds of thousands of people traveled to Washington, D.C. for the Women's March on Saturday.
An estimated 17,000 people gathered in Raleigh on Saturday to participate in the Women's March. This is one of many satellite marches taking place across the globe. The main protest took place in Washington, and other marches took place in major cities across the United States such as New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, and Houston. Other marches occurred internationally in places like the U.K., Mexico, Australia and Canada. A total of 673 official marches took place across the world with an estimated 2,587,190 people participating.
Inaugural activities for President Donald Trump were met with a series of protests throughout Washington. More than 200 protestors were arrested on Friday, said Peter Newsham, interim chief of police, in a press conference Friday.
Students partake in a "Not My President" walkout in protest of the inauguration of President Donald Trump. on Friday afternoon.
A rally in celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. took place on Rosemary Street in Chapel Hill. In Raleigh, a protest called "Reclaim MLK Day" was underway with students from around the state.
The No.11 UNC men's basketball team defeated No.9 Florida State 96-83 on Saturday in Chapel Hill.
The No.7 UNC men's basketball team fell to No.6 Kentucky 103-100 in the CBS Sports Classic in Las Vegas on Saturday.