Archive for 'Editorial (societal)'

Ali: The Man Who Beat The Man

Ali: The Man Who Beat The Man

By Odeisel Frazier. Foreman. Patterson. The United States Government. Saddam Hussein. All beaten in one way or another by the Greatest of All Time. Finally, Muhammad Ali took a loss to the great undefeated: Father Time. [...]

Donald Trump & The Fear of a Black (Brown, Muslim) Planet

Donald Trump & The Fear of a Black (Brown, Muslim) Planet

As Donald Trump stands poised to roll on Super Tuesday, Planet Ill tells you what that really means. [...]

Planet Ill Says Goodbye To Our Friend Sean Price

Planet Ill Says Goodbye To Our Friend Sean Price

By Odeisel We cover death fairly often in rap music. More often than I would like, but that is the nature of the beast. Sometimes it is medical like MC Trouble. Sometimes it is a haphazard [...]

Bullet Points: 30 Pieces Of (Sterling) Silver

Bullet Points: 30 Pieces Of (Sterling) Silver

Allowing The NBA to take the Clippers from Donald Sterling robs the people of their social responsibility. We explain. [...]

Bullet Points: Elevators At The Wrong Stop

Bullet Points: Elevators At The Wrong Stop

Bullet Points examines the issue missed by the zeigeist in the wake of Solangemania on the elevator. [...]

Why Do Prosecutors Keep Charging First-Degree Murder In High Profile Cases?

Why Do Prosecutors Keep Charging First-Degree Murder In High Profile Cases?

Planet Ill examines whether there is something more than coincidence to charging first-degree murder in high profile cases [...]

Trailblazing Gentrification In Portland: The Other Side Of The Trader Joe’s Story

Trailblazing Gentrification In Portland: The Other Side Of The Trader Joe’s Story

Trader Joe's backed out of a Portland project due to vehement protests from the Black Community. Here's the real reason for the protest. [...]

Lookin Ass Nigga: The Disrespect Of Black Legends Must Stop

Lookin Ass Nigga: The Disrespect Of Black Legends Must Stop

Nicki Minaj stepped far over the line for the art of her single Lookin Ass Nigga. It's an affront that should not be allowed to go away. [...]

Bullet Points: Does Hoffman’s Heroin Death Show NYC Still A Tale Of Two Cities?

Bullet Points: Does Hoffman’s Heroin Death Show NYC Still A Tale Of Two Cities?

Phillip Seymour Hoffman's heroin dealers were caught in three days. Who does that say for the dealers who continue to plague the poor and anonymous? [...]

Kim Kardashian, Katie Couric And American Masochism

Kim Kardashian, Katie Couric And American Masochism

Planet Ill takes a look at Couric vs. Kardashian and the real reason America can't get enough. [...]