Impact is often the place where the efforts of the well meaning privileged can collide with the needs of the marginalized. Cliched as it might be to say, the road to hell is indeed paved with the good intentions of those who did not consider potential consequences.
http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2013/dec/31/ani-difranco-righteous-retreat-outrage?CMP=twt_gu (via hillbillyplease)
I was glad to see this but made the mistake of reading the comments, which were pretty much all horrible. Don’t read them, but if you have a Guardian account, it’d be nice if you could add one in support of the author and her position.