Congress wants to give people behind bars more access to higher education.

If a new bipartisan bill is passed, it will give federal Pell Grants to low-income students.

This will allow them to take college classes and workforce training. For over two decades, there was a ban on inmates using Pell, so if this gets passed, it would be a big move for criminal reform movements.

When people in prison have an opportunity to earn an education, it gives them a chance to rebuild their life and reduces their risk of returning back.


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Kanye West made Coachella history this weekend, when he brought his famous Sunday Service spectacle to the Southern Californian desert festival for a massive Easter morning celebration. Although the “Jesus Walks” rapper has been staging Sunday Services since January, they have so far taken place in a secret Los Angeles location and have been invite-only, so this performance was the first time that the general public could attend. (Everyone with a Coachella wristband was welcome.) The full show was also live-streamed on YouTube through a fisheye-style peephole lens, for an especially intimate effect.

West has performed at Coachella three times previously, and was slated to headline this year until, according to an exclusive Billboard report, he pulled out at the last minute because the festival would not accommodate his ambitious plan to appear on a giant, custom-built, dome-shaped stage. Instead, West ended up performing Sunday morning on a special hilltop stage at the festival’s camping area — marking the first time that a major event has taken place on the Coachella campground in the festival’s 20-year history. The site opened at 6 a.m. for the 9 a.m. service, and a reported 10,000 fans showed up to praise and worship, Kanye-style.


A Church after school program got a lil weird.

In the viral video, Jaddeus Dempsey, an associate Pastor could be seen standing still while students took turns spitting on him, some striking him, while other students are heard laughing. Dempsey even told a male youth to cut him with a knife, and the youth did.

When one parent heard what was going on, she reportedly told the news she wouldn’t send her child to the church anymore.


At a Minnesota mall, 24-year-old Emmanuel Aranda grabbed a 5-year-old boy and threw him off a balcony last week.

The 24 Y.O was “looking for someone to kill,” because he kept getting rejected by women, according to a report.

The child fell 40 feet and miraculously survived. He currently remains in intensive care and has a long road to recovery.

The family said in a statement, “our faith in God and our savior Jesus is strong, and we are gaining more reason for optimism day by day.”

Nearly $1 million has been raised for the child on GoFundMe.

Aranda is charged with attempted premeditated first-degree murder.


A judge has ruled that Flint, Michigan residents can sue the federal government over the water crisis.

The crisis began on April 25, 2014 where their drinking water system was contaminated with lead.

5 years later, they finally received the $77.7 million needed to improve the water system.

For years residents palaced blame on the EPA for not warning them of the issue. A judge didn’t rule if they will hold the EPA responsible, but it’s a great first start that residents can sue the government.


Columbine 20 years later: “it never goes back to normal.”

On this day back in 1999, one of the worse massacres in U.S history occurred at Columbine HS in Colorado.

Eric Harris, 18, and Dylan Klebold 17, made 99 homemade bombs and had semi automatic weapons on campus. Their attack left 12 students and 1 teacher dead, 21 wounded, and years of PTSD for anyone who was impacted by this horrible event.

Eric and Dylan took their own lives after they viscously killed their peers (I will not post their photo).

There have been 200 more school shootings since this one.