Named after the old title given to the Savannah River by the Westo Native Americans, the Westobou Festival in Augusta, Georgia, is a five-day-long smorgasbord of art, music, film, visual arts, and family activities. When I arrived in…

Mildred Thompson was a black American painter, sculptor, photographer, musician, journalist, editor … the list continues. Universality was a theme in her choice of mediums as well as her message. Even after notable success, including a residency at the…