Photo of the Day: Wayne White’s Bessie

Authored By Sean Phipps

Artist Wayne White’s Bessie Smith was on display during the Bessie Smith Strut Monday night. (Photo: Staff)

Thousands gathered at the annual Bessie Smith Strut Monday night along Martin Luther King Boulevard. Artist Wayne White’s giant puppet likeness of Smith was on display at the Bessie Smith Cultural Center. You can see more of White’s work at Wayne-O-Rama on the Southside and at an upcoming exhibit at the Hunter Museum of American Art.

Take a tour of the Bessie Smith Strut with below.

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