The rally assembled across the street from Bank of America in Midtown Manhattan.
Many demonstrators enthusiastically supported proposed federal legislation that would require millionaires to pay a tax rate of at least 30 percent.
Hundreds of taxpayers marked the filing deadline April 17 by delivering tax "bills" - and a message - to tax-dodging corporations and executives.
A point to which Davis returned throughout her speech was the need for feminists to be conscious of class and race as well as of gender.
The judge found "probable cause" and ordered Zimmerman to be held pending a formal arraignment.
Sadness for the Martin family and outrage that Zimmerman has still not been charged permeated the peaceful crowd.
They lined the cavernous streets of the financial district here, waving flags and holding signs saying, "I AM A MAN, I AM A WOMAN, I AM A JANITOR."
It's Cesar Chavez Day, proclaimed byPresident Obama and observed throughout the country on the 85th birth date of the late founder of the United Farm Workers union
A resolution expressing the council's outrage was initiated by council members Letitia James, D-Brooklyn, and Melissa Mark-Viverito, D-Manhattan.
Several thousand New Yorkers gathered at Union Square for the "Million Hoodie March and Rally" to protest the murder of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin.