By Spectrum News Staff & Associated Press
Black Lives Matter NYC organized the rally a few hours after violent protests in the Virginia city.
“Black lives, they matter here!” many people chanted in Union Square.
Rally organizers asked people who attended to talk to friends about acceptance in the wake of the Charlottesville protests.
Sarah Holden, a Charlottesville-native, was also there and said recent events in her town sickened her.
Source: NY1.com / Associated Press Online