Michael Skolnik

The museum -- which is free to the public from April 19-21 -- will take place on Park Avenue during the United Nations General Assembly Meeting on the world drug problem.

"11 Million Stories: The Truth of Mass Deportation," an online video released Thursday tells a powerful story of what would happen if Republican Presidential front-runner Donald Trump's mass deportation plan becomes law.

On Sunday the Apollo Theater in Harlem and WNYC partnered for a second year to present WNYC’s annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Day celebration with “Hear Our Voices, Count Our Votes: MLK’s March Continues.” Hear portions of it in the video clip above. WNYC’s Peabody Award-winning host Brian Lehrer and MSNBC’s Melissa Harris-Perry convened a discussion that looks […]

Michael Skolnik of Global Grind believes young people’s ideas need to be heard rather than squandered. “We’re not activists. We’re not protestors,” Skolnik said. “We don’t just paint signs. We’re in the middle of mainstream America.” Stay connected on 2013 CBCF Coverage, and tune in to “NewsOne Now” with Roland Martin this fall on TV One!

Michael Skolnik, editor-in-chief of Global Grind, believes that there might be a preconceived notion when it comes to young people and activism. “There are amazing young women and young men who are doing the work,” Skolnik said, “I think that the issue for us on how to embrace their work is to believe in them.” […]

It is still unclear of the actions we should take as a country after the Zimmerman verdict. Michael Skolnik of Global Grind believes that serious planning is needed. “We need to look deeply at the root pain of the problems of urban America and come up with a plan,” Skolnik proposed. Stay connected on 2013 CBCF […]

Global Grind’s Michael Skolnik has been very vocal about gun violence since the Zimmerman verdict was read. He calls for a prodding of why young people are picking up a gun at all. “There’s a difference between someone picking up a gun, someone pulling the trigger of the gun and shooting at someone,” said Skolnik. […]