Kenyatta Yamel


I write about various issues, mostly related to mental health. I am a certified peer specialist in Milwaukee, WI

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Bill Moyers doesn’t think mental illness is a crime and neither do I

Bill Moyers doesn’t think mental illness is a crime and neither do I

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Why I will never have black walnuts →

Why I will never have black walnuts

Why I will never have black walnuts

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I just finished talking with my older sister Chris, whose childhood picture is just above. It took place just after the Green Bay Packers and the Buffalo Bills won their respective football games. I used to hate the Packers when I was growing up and cheering for the New York Giants. The Bills were the hometown favorites who began playing in the American Football League. They were champions with…

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Tagged: family storiesmarijuanamomquirksRelationshipsSiblingsquirrelswalnuts

Scenery blog from travelling with Lizzy

Scenery blog from travelling with Lizzy

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Finding someone to replace me

I  think that in every profession you try and find someone who fits your ideals and can be the person who can take over once you have retired.

Finding someone to replace me

I  think that in every profession you try and find someone who fits your ideals and can be the person who can take over once you have retired.

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More news of brfain disease in dead NFL players

More news of brfain disease in dead NFL players

This news come from the PBS Frontline series and shows the prevalence of brain disease in former NFL players like I won I mentioned had killed his girl friend and himself.

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/sports/concussion-watch/76-of-79-deceased-nfl-players-found-to-have-brain-disease/

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An old brain in a young body

An old brain in a young body

I was horrified last year when I heard the story of Jovan Belcher, a young man who had played football.

http://espn.go.com/espn/otl/story/_/id/11612386/jovan-belcher-brain-showed-signs-cte-doctor-says-report

Jovan played pro football 4 years before killing his girl friend and then himself in December 2012. He killed himself in front of his teammates with the Kansas City Chiefs. His body was…

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Tagged: brain injuriesfootball injuriesJovan Belchermurder-suicide

Disappointing results on training the police

Disappointing results on training the police

The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel published a front page story today about the disappointing results from Crisis Intervention Team training of the Milwaukee Police Department. After the well meaning rhetoric, there are too many untrained police and unnecessary deaths in police custody. There are still people marching for greater police accountability. People want answers like the release of the name…

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Tagged: Criminal justiceCrisis interventionMilwaukee Police Department

Old coffeehouse friends

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I saw Craig Seimsen and his wife Patty Stevenson performing last night at the 19th street coffeehouse. It is hard to imagine how long I have known them. I met them when they were living in a community house. It was long ago and far away. In between, life happened. He had a long career with the Milwaukee Public Schools. They went on countless walks, made albums, love and almost met wild…

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Tagged: 19th street coffeehousecommunity housesfolk musicfriendships and relationshipsIt&039;s About TimePatty Stevenson and Craig Seimsen