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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Search Is On For Man Who Shot Cop In Englewood, Also Wanted In Midday Downtown Shooting This Week, Police Say

Police went out Saturday morning to arrest Michael Blackman, 45, but he shot a cop twice in the leg and fled, Supt. Eddie Johnson said.

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Logan Square Parking Spots Get A Green Makeover For A Day — And Firm Hopes To Make It Permanent

"You get the great benefit of having trees and shrubs as opposed to concrete and flood water," the owner of the design firm said. "It would go a long way in making Logan Square a greener place."

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Watch ‘The Voice’ Alum Meagan McNeal Wow CTA Green Line Riders With An Impromptu House Performance

The South Side mother of two performed DJ Dennis Ferrer's "Hey Hey," with her baby boy in a sling, delighting CTA passengers.