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MICHAEL SAM, HERO OR PARIAH? by Art Smukler, author & psychiatrist

A group of students formed a human wall outside of Mizzou Stadium to block from view members of a Baptist Church who were protesting against the outpouring of support for Michael Sam, the SEC defensive player of the year. When … Continue reading

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HOW EASY IS IT TO DO THE RIGHT THING? by Art Smukler, author & psychiatrist

It took over 200 years to end slavery, and we’re still in the process of making the repercussions right. 96 years ago, the 19th amendment to the constitution was ratified, and women got the right to vote. Soon, we may … Continue reading

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A BLACK PRESIDENT, A CHINESE FEMALE ASTRONAUT, AND A FEW WHITE GUYS IN THE NBA, by Art Smukler, author & psychiatrist

Back in the stone age of the sixties, congress mandated that to get US government subsidies medical schools had to fill 10% of their entering classes with women. That was exactly what my class had, 11 women and 99 men. … Continue reading

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