Sista Afya therapists Latania Franklin (l) and Camesha Jones, who recently opened their practice in South Shore, aim to make mental health services accessible to and affordable for black women.Jamie Nesbitt Golden/Block Club Chicago

With Black Women In Mind, Sista Afya Aims To Make Mental Health Services More Accessible In South Shore

"Finding a therapist that looks like you is hard, and when you go to therapy you essentially want someone you can relate to," said Latania J. Franklin, a therapist at the new Sister Afya center.

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Black Dog Gelato’s New Logan Square Shop Donating Half Of Sunday Profits To Help Black Moms

Black Dog is one of a few ice cream shops participating in "Scoops For Change," modeled after "Bakers Against Racism."

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Manny’s Deli Begs Customers For Support With Downtown Workers Gone: ‘We Are Struggling. This Isn’t A Joke’

The South Loop cafeteria, a mainstay for politicians like the Daleys and Obama, used to serve 1,000 people a day. Now it's serving just 200.

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Eden In Near West Side Closing Because Of Coronavirus Pandemic

Co-owner Jodi Fyfe and chef/owner Devon Quinn will close the restaurant this weekend after more three years in business.