Signs posted in downtown storefronts Friday morning urged Portlanders to resist hate and fear.

The signs reading, “Resist Hate; Assist Love” and “Love Will Win,” appeared hours before the inauguration of Donald Trump as president, and echoed the messages in signs carried in local anti-Trump protests during the campaign and posted anonymously around downtown after the presidential election in November.

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Signs appeared in storefronts along Congress Street this morning, with messages like "Resist Hate, Assist Love" and "Love Will Win."

Sarah Muehle of Portland takes a photo of one of the signs that appeared in storefronts along Congress Street Friday morning.

Sarah Muehle of Portland takes a photo of one of the signs that appeared in storefronts along Congress Street Friday morning. Michele McDonald/Staff Photographer