As the market for movies and entertainment grows in China, both American and Chinese productions face difficult questions when it comes to Chinese government censorship. But figuring out if things are getting better or worse is harder than it appears.
Claudia Rankine's new book, "Citizen: An American Lyric," tries to capture how it feels to experience everyday American racism. And it's author, who's the first person to earn nominations in two categoires at the National Book Critics Circle Awards, says poetry is the perfect medium for the attempt.
Canada's singer-songwriter Al Spx made up her own genre of music to describe her songs. And it explains the mix of dark, yet hopeful lyrics.
Can a work of art heal a nation? The Vietnam Veterans Memorial has changed how we think of war and the way we grieve in public. Here is the story of its controversial birth and its lasting power.