Can Art Help Heal Our Cultural Divide?
"You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view...until you climb into his skin and walk around in it." So says Atticus Finch in Harper Lee's masterful novel, To Kill a Mockingbird. Her story about the courage required to overcome racial prejudices is an exercise in exploring the importance of empathy for getting past the things that divide us from one another. In one of the most powerful moments of the book (as well as the film made fro