Here’s the Crushing Poverty That Surrounds Coachella

By Jamilah King Apr 14, 2014

We hear a lot about the annual Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival. This year’s festival boasted Outkast’s highly anticipated reunion, and it’s been known to be a place where artists can rise from the dead. But the surrounding poverty of the Coachella Valley rarely makes headlines.

The valley is one of the highest grossing agricultural regions in the country, but it’s also one of the poorest, as demonstrated in the above video from Fusion