NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A rally and march were held in Queens Saturday in response to the shooting massacre in Charleston, South Carolina.
Mayor Bill de Blasio attended the rally dubbed #IamAME at Greater Allen African Methodist Episcopal Cathedral of New York in Jamaica, 1010 WINS’ Gary Baumgarten reported.READ MORE: Caught On Video: Gunmen Open Fire On Man Sitting In Barber Chair In The Bronx
Following the rally, de Blasio called the shooting “an act of domestic terrorism.”
“…and it was an act of terrorism based on racism, that’s the reality,” the mayor said.
De blasio said he thinks it’s time to have a blunt conversation about the availability of guns and mental health problems related to massacres.