Afua Hirsch is a Guardian columnist
The first time Elaine Welteroth came on to my radar was at a Thanksgiving dinner. American friends in London had invited me and I was torn between gratitude for their hospitality and deep reservations about celebrating something with genocidal undertones.
I mean, I can understand a Guardian columnist not liking Thanksgiving. For it’s a celebration of the fact that socialist, communal, farming doesn’t work. But to worry about breaking bread with friends over it?