Addressing a crowd, Lee said, "Young people have lost the meaning of life. They lost the value of life. If they don't value their life they're not going to value anyone else's life. So as New Yorkers, Black, white, Hispanic, Asian, we got to come together to make this truly the greatest city in the world.
Other cities participating in the 'Emergency Day of Outrage,' organized by the Reverend Al Sharpton include Atlanta, Chicago and LA.