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.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore Primary category in which blog post is published
Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore Primary category in which blog post is published

The Birds, The Bees And Consent: How One Chicago Classroom Navigates Evolving Sexual Education

After the revelation of widespread abuse in Chicago Public Schools, more schools are teaching the meaning and practice of consent.

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Can Art Revive South Chicago? These Artists Are Trying To Infuse New Life Into The Neighborhood

Devastated by the downturn of the steel industry, artists are working to revitalize South Chicago by transforming vacant buildings into art studios.