What kind of fawkery is this? Singer/songwriter Ani DiFranco’s reputation came under fire recently when she announced plans to host a songwriting camp that was being billed as a feminist retreat at a venue that just happened to be a former slave plantation in Louisiana.
But things really went left when black feminists criticized the move on Facebook and one particularly passionate white female supporter of the retreat, Mandi Harrington, was caught redhanded posting as an “Uncle Tomasina” using the handle LaQueeta Jones. DiFranco ultimately decided to scrap the event, but not before our friends at For Harriet captured the whole play by play in a scathing editorial entitled “Dear Ani DiFranco Supporters: You Cannot Reclaim an Oppression You Have Never Experienced.”
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