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Dallas Fort Worth startup Akina's new app.

First-Of-Its-Kind App Launches Out of Dallas to Give Black Moms a Social Hub to Connect

by | Nov 4, 2021
Born from her own familial struggles, Leigh Higginbotham Butler founded Akina to nurture, educate, and inspire Black mothers, aunties, bonus moms, and caregivers. The app—a blend of Match, Clubhouse, Instagram Live, and Google Meet—is supported by Milk Space, Black Moms Connection, the Dem Black Mamas podcast, and tennis star Taylor Townsend. There's currently more than 20,000 women on the waitlist for its release on Nov. 11.
Reel Representation: Fort Worth Filmmaker’s Romantic Thriller Chosen By Multiple Film Festivals
by | Jul 29, 2020
Hailing from Fort Worth, director Chyna Robinson has earned prestigious slots at the American Black Film Festival and BronzeLens Film Festival for her film "No Ordinary Love."
Boss Women Media Founder and CEO Marty McDonald [Image: Courtesy Boss Women Media]
Black Girl Magic Virtual Summit Connects Women With Resources and Opportunity
by | Jul 20, 2020
Boss Women Media and Capital One have partnered on a two-day virtual summit and pitch competition for Black female entrepreneurs and professionals. Applications are open to pitch for up to $25,000 in grants.