Archives September 2023

Why Advertising with Black Media Companies is Essential for Business Growth

Introduction

Advertising plays a crucial role in the success of any business. It helps to create brand awareness, reach a wider audience, and increase sales. However, not all advertising platforms are created equal. It is important to consider the impact and reach of the media companies you choose to advertise with. In this blog post, we will explore why advertising with Black media companies, specifically The Greenwood Beat – WFPG, is essential for business growth.

The Greenwood Beat – WFPG: A Rising Star

The Greenwood Beat – WFPG is a Black-owned media company that launched on June 8, 2023, and is already making great strides in gaining listeners and becoming one of Oklahoma’s top stations for R&B, soul music and gospel. Led by a team of passionate and talented individuals, The Greenwood Beat – WFPG provides a unique platform for Black voices, music, and culture.

Why Advertise with Black Media Companies?

1. Reach a Targeted Audience: By advertising with Black media companies like The Greenwood Beat – WFPG, you can directly reach a targeted audience. This allows you to tailor your message and products to specific demographics, ensuring higher engagement and conversion rates.

2. Support Diversity and Inclusion: In today’s increasingly diverse society, it is important for businesses to support and promote diversity and inclusion. By advertising with Black media companies, you are actively contributing to a more inclusive media landscape and showing your commitment to diversity.

3. Tap into a Growing Market: The Black consumer market is growing at a rapid pace. By advertising with Black media companies, you can tap into this market and gain a competitive edge. Black consumers have significant buying power and are more likely to support businesses that align with their values.

Benefits of Advertising with The Greenwood Beat – WFPG

1. High Reach and Engagement: The Greenwood Beat – WFPG has quickly gained a loyal and engaged audience. By advertising with this platform, you can reach a wide range of listeners who are passionate about R&B, soul music and gospel. This high reach and engagement translate into better visibility and increased brand recognition.

2. Authentic Connection: The Greenwood Beat – WFPG provides an authentic and culturally relevant platform for advertisers. By associating your brand with this platform, you can build a genuine connection with the Black community and establish trust and loyalty among your target audience.

3. Support Local Businesses: The Greenwood Beat – WFPG is a local media company based in Oklahoma. By advertising with them, you are not only supporting a Black-owned business but also contributing to the growth and development of the local community.

Conclusion

Advertising with Black media companies like The Greenwood Beat – WFPG is not only a smart business decision but also a way to support diversity and inclusion. By reaching a targeted audience, supporting local businesses, and tapping into a growing market, you can position your brand for success. Take advantage of the opportunities offered by The Greenwood Beat – WFPG and watch your business thrive.

For more information and to get started advertising your business on The Greenwood Beat email sales@thegreenwoodbeat.com. The sales team is happy to assist.

Discover the Groovy Sounds of The Greenwood Beat – WFPG

Are you a fan of old-school music from the 60’s, 70’s, and 80’s? If so, you’re in for a treat with Tulsa’s newest urban radio station, The Greenwood Beat – WFPG. This groovy station is dedicated to bringing you the best hits from the past, along with a few new hits sprinkled in.

Whether you’re looking to reminisce about the good old days or discover timeless classics, The Greenwood Beat – WFPG has got you covered. You can tune in online at www.thegreenwoodbeat.com or through popular music streaming platforms like Apple Music or TuneIn radio app.

One of the highlights of The Greenwood Beat – WFPG is their lineup of radio talk shows. One show that you definitely don’t want to miss is Refocused & Informed. This captivating talk show dives deep into various topics regarding JUSTICE, offering fresh perspectives and thought-provoking discussions. Refocused & Informed Radio Talk Show is hosted by Angela K. Chambers and Francetta L. Mays every Thursday at 2:00 PM CST on WFPG.

If you’re a music lover who enjoys a mix of old and new, The Greenwood Beat – WFPG is the station for you. With its diverse playlist and engaging talk shows, you’ll never have a dull moment.

Supporting the Greenwood Beat – WFPG: Empowering Black Voices in Oklahoma

We need your support! The Greenwood Beat – WFPG is the first black, women-owned radio station in Oklahoma, and we are calling on the community to rally behind us. In these challenging times, black media plays a pivotal role in giving our communities a voice, not only for entertainment but also for information and education.

Access to capital is a significant hurdle for black-owned businesses, and it is even more challenging for African-American women entrepreneurs. That’s why we are reaching out to our community for assistance.

You can contribute to our cause through our GoFundMe campaign. Every donation, no matter how small, will make a difference in helping us continue to serve our community. Together, we can empower black voices and make a lasting impact.

Please click here to donate and share the link with your networks. Your support means the world to us!

The 28th Anniversary of the Million Man March Motorcycle Rally & Bike Show

The 28th Anniversary of the Million Man March Motorcycle Rally

It’s time to STOP THE KILLING

The Million Man March Motorcycle Rally & Bike Show will be an annual community event to bring together motorcycle enthusiasts from all walks of life. This year, we are proud to celebrate the 28th anniversary of this historic event. The rally is not only a gathering of riders, but also a symbol of unity, strength, and community.

On October 16th, thousands will join forces to honor the legacy of the original Million Man March. The march, which took place in 1995, was a call for social justice, economic empowerment, and political involvement within the African American community. It was a powerful demonstration of unity and determination.

The motorcycle rally continues this tradition by providing a platform for riders to come together, share their passion for biking, and promote positive change in their communities. The event attracts riders from all over the country, creating a diverse and vibrant atmosphere.

During the rally, riders will embark on a tour of a few of the Black towns in Oklahoma showcasing the history and their beauty. The ride is not only an opportunity to enjoy the open road, but also a chance to reflect on the importance of unity and solidarity.

In addition to the ride, the rally features various activities and events. There will be live music performances, food vendors, and exhibitions.

One of the highlights of the rally will be the Community Peace Rally is guest speakers who will share their experiences, insights and inspiration for bringing the community together. These speakers include young and the elder men in the community, as well as leaders in the fight for social justice and equality. Their words will inspire, motivate and encourage the attendees to continue making a difference in their communities.

Participation in the rally is not limited to experienced riders. Everyone is encouraged to support and participate.

As we celebrate The 28th anniversary of the Million Man March Motorcycle Rally & Bike Show, we must remember the importance of this event. It is not just a gathering of riders; it is a symbol of unity, strength, and community. It is a reminder that together, we can make a difference in our communities and create a better future for all.

The Rally will kick off at 4:00 PM CST on Friday, October 13, 2023, with an opening, Meet and greet, block party, and live entertainment. Attendees can check in at Registration beginning at 2:30 PM CST and be allowed access to VIP areas. Attendees can enjoy music by The Greenwood Beat shop with business event vendors and food trucks. On Saturday, bikers will convene at 9:30 AM CST on historic Greenwood Avenue and travel to tour black towns in Oklahoma before returning to Greenwood for evening festivities and more shopping! The Rally will conclude around 5:30 PM CST on Sunday, followed by a Community Peace Rally.

Find the links below to register. For MORE information email bikerally@thegreenwoodbeat.com 

GET REGISTERED!!!

REGISTRATION

Bike Rally

Register to get ACCESS! $30.00 Person

Registered participants/bikers will have access to the closed-off/VIP areas and park their bikes.

Registration includes:

VIP entrances for live events

VIP bike parking area

Black Town Tour

REGISTER HERE

 

BIKE SHOW

Do you have the BADDEST bike around? PROVE IT at The 28th Anniversary of the Million Man March Motorcycle Rally & Bike Show presented by the Greenwood Chamber of Commerce in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

Bike Show is scheduled for Sunday, October 15, 2023.

Entry Fee – $20 per bike, per category. Prizes for each category: 1st – Bragging Rights, Trophy & $250 Cash; 2nd – Trophy $100 Cash; and 3rd – Award & $50 Cash

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Order your t-shirt today and join us in celebrating this incredible event!

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For more information on the event, feel free to contact  bikerally@thegreenwoodbeat.com.

Sponsored in part by The Greenwood Beat – WFPG

 

The Power of Praying for Your Enemies

For the past 21 days, we have been participating in the “Pray for your Enemies” led by Angela K. Chambers, the founder and CEO of The Greenwood Beat – WFPG. This challenge has truly been a transformative experience, the power of praying for those who have hurt you is rewarding.

 

Throughout the challenge, we have been encouraged to pray for various aspects of our enemies’ lives. We have prayed for their joy, their soul, their success, their family, and even their businesses. These prayers have been filled with genuine love and compassion, and we have seen the goodness of God move in our own lives as a result.

Many participants have shared their testimonies, expressing how unresolved issues have been resolved through this challenge. One person who accepted the challenge shared, “I appreciated the reminder. The more I prayed, the less I desired revenge.” This statement resonated with me deeply, as I too experienced a shift in my perspective towards my enemies.

Praying for compassion for my enemies gave me a different perspective on the issues and challenges they face. It allowed me to see beyond their hurtful actions and understand that they too are human beings with their own struggles. This challenge has truly opened my eyes and given me a greater awareness of the complexities of human relationships.

One participant shared, “I have NEVER prayed for anyone that did not like me. This was a great experience and challenge. It has helped me with my journey with God and being obedient.” This sentiment is echoed by many others who have taken part in the challenge. Praying for our enemies is not an easy task, but it is a powerful act of obedience that can lead to profound personal growth.

Throughout the 21 days, each daily topic or focus has allowed me to reflect on specific situations and areas where I can pray for my enemies. It has given me a framework to approach my prayers with intentionality and purpose. I am incredibly grateful to have found this challenge and the support of Angela K. Chambers LLC.

If you are interested in joining the challenge or learning more about Angela and her work, I encourage you to connect with her on Facebook and check out The Greenwood Beat – WFPG’s YouTube channel for inspiration. You can also reach out to Angela directly for prayers at prayers@thegreenwoodbeat.com or angela@thegreenwoodbeat.com.

Tune In to The Greenwood Beat – WFPG for Old-School Gospels

Tune In to The Greenwood Beat – WFPG for Old-School Gospels

Are you in need of some soul-stirring music to start your Sunday morning? Look no further than The Greenwood Beat – WFPG radio station in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Francetta L. Mays, the COO of WFPG, brings you the best of the Sunday Old-School Gospels every Sunday at 5:00 AM CST.

WFPG is not just any radio station. It holds a special place in history as the first black, women-owned radio station in Oklahoma. Located in the historic Greenwood District, also known as “The Original Black Wall Street,” WFPG strives to honor the rich cultural heritage of the area.

When you tune in to The Greenwood Beat, you’ll be transported back in time to the era of pioneers in gospel music. Rev. James Cleveland, Shirley Caesar, Andre Crouch, and the Canton Spirituals are just a few of the legendary artists whose voices will uplift your spirit and touch your soul.

Don’t miss out on this unique opportunity to experience the power of gospel music on WFPG. Set your alarms, grab a cup of coffee, and let the sounds of these gospel pioneers fill your Sunday morning with joy, inspiration, and hope.

Are we missing some of the good songs you grew up listening to in your home? Email me: songs@thegreenwoodbeat.com

STAY connected all day! The Old Landmark Gospel Hour with “The Gospel Diva” Shonda English starts a noon. Then at 1:30 PM listen in for a POWERFUL word of wisdom and knowledge from Minister Alvin Muhammad also known as “The Trumpet on Greenwood.”

The Greenwood Beat – WFPG is the station to stay locked in on and we are EVERYWHERE! Listen from our website, Apple Music or TuneIn radio app. Bluetooth from your phone, iPpad or computer and even cast to your TV! We’re giving  “A Voice to Greenwood!”

 

Contact The Greenwood Beat – WFPG:

General: info@thegreenwoodbeat.com

Advertising: sales@thegreenwoodbeat.com

Host a Show: programming@thegreenwoodbeat.com

 

 

 

Introducing the New T-Shirt Design for the 28th Anniversary of the Million March Motorcycle Rally

Introducing the New T-Shirt Design for the 28th Anniversary of the Million March Motorcycle Rally

We are thrilled to announce the release of the new t-shirt design for the upcoming Bike Rally: The 28th Anniversary of the Million March Motorcycle Rally. As a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting motorcycle safety and advocating for the rights of riders, we are excited to commemorate this inaugural event.

The t-shirt design captures the spirit and energy of the rally, showcasing the vibrant colors and dynamic graphics that represent the passion and unity of motorcycle enthusiasts from all around the world. The design features the Greenwood Chamber of Commerce, Inc. logo with the event’s name, along with iconic symbols that pay homage to the rich history and heritage of the rally.

Not only does the t-shirt design look fantastic, but it also carries a powerful message. By wearing this shirt, you are not only showing your support for the rally but also raising awareness about motorcycle safety and the importance of sharing the road responsibly.

Available in a range of sizes and styles, the t-shirts are crafted with the highest quality materials to ensure comfort and durability. Whether you’re a rider or simply a fan of the rally, this t-shirt is a must-have addition to your wardrobe.

To make it even more special, a portion of the proceeds from every t-shirt sold will go towards supporting our ongoing efforts to improve motorcycle safety and promote rider education. By purchasing a t-shirt, you are directly contributing to the advancement of our mission.

Don’t miss out on this opportunity to be part of the historic 28th Anniversary of the Million March Motorcycle Rally. Order your t-shirt today and join us in celebrating this incredible event!

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The event will kick off Friday, October 13, 2023, at 4:00 PM CST.

The event is open to the general public, and attendees can register online. Visit the historictulsagreenwoodchamber.com or www.thegreenwoodbeat.com to register.

For more information on the event, feel free to contact  bikerally@thegreenwoodbeat.com.

Sponsored in part by The Greenwood Beat – WFPG

Author Hilda Boulware: Special Guest on the Refocused & Informed Radio Talk Show

Author Hilda Boulware: Special Guest on the Refocused & Informed Radio Talk Show

Refocused & Informed Radio Talk Show on The Greenwood Beat – WFPG Hosts Angela K. Chambers and Francetta L. Mays interview Special Guest Hilda Boulware, Tulsa native, actress, and author, about her new book “Water My Soul.” She shares her inspiration and passion behind the book, life experiences, and family dynamics.  Many have seen Ms. Boulware in shows such as Grey’s Anatomy, Blackish, No Ordinary Family, How to Get Away with Murder, Modern Family and Smoke Screen. The author also shared that she is also a writer and expects to also produce in the near future. 

Being a women of strong faith, Hilda shared her story of accepting Jesus and how it changed her life. Water My Soul is a deep dive with first-hand experiences of faith, family and race relations. The actress expressed how it is important to tell our stories as well as learn the stories of others.

Hilda has family in Tulsa and loves spending time with them. On this trip, she hosted a book signing at the Historic Vernon AME Church (Vernon). Vernon is known for being the only building in the Greenwood area to remain standing after the 1921 Race Massacre in Tulsa, Oklahoma.  

Refocused & Informed Radio Talk Show is now in its second season; the show is on Tulsa’s newest urban radio station, “The Greenwood Beat – WFPG.” The Greenwood Beat is the first black, women-owned radio station in Oklahoma. 

Refocused & Informed is hosted by Angela K. Chambers and Francetta L. Mays. The show broadcasts every Thursday, 2:00 PM CST on The Greenwood Beat – WFPG. Listen LIVE on the website: www.thegreenwoodbeat.com, on Apple Music or TuneIn radio app.  Catch the REPLAY of this broadcast on our YouTube Channel. While you are there, go ahead and subscribe. We need your help to continue building and giving a voice to Greenwood!  Also, please like and follow Refocused & Informed and WFPG on social media. 

 

As you know, access to capital for women is a challenge, and black women are the most challenging. We need support to continue giving a voice to Greenwood and our community. Support the first black, women-owned radio station by donating to their fundraiser campaign: https://www.gofundme.com/f/refct-how-you-can-help/share

To advertise with The Greenwood Beat – WFPG email us: sales@thegreenwoodbeat.com CONNECT with us on social media  @refocusedinformedradiotalk2177  

To be a guest on Refocused & Informed, please email us: refocusedinformed@gmail.com

 

Registration has opened for the inaugural annul bike rally fundraiser presented by the Greenwood Chamber of Commerce, Inc., “The 28th Anniversary of the Million Man March Motorcycle Rally & Bike Show.” (Rally)  The rally will be held in the 100 block of N. Greenwood Ave., Tulsa, Oklahoma also known as “The Original Black Wall Street.” Scan the code below to register.

For more information email bikerally@thegreenwoodbeat.com

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE -The Greenwood Beat – WFPG is a Sponsor in Part of “The 28th Anniversary of the Million Man March Motorcycle Rally and Bike Show”

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

March 14, 2023

Contact: Angela K. Chambers

The Greenwood Beat – WFPG is a Sponsor in Part of “The 28th Anniversary of the Million Man March Motorcycle Rally and Bike Show” Presented by the Greenwood Chamber of Commerce, Inc., on October 13 through 15, 2023.

Tulsa, Oklahoma – Chief Executive Officer of The Greenwood Beat – WPFG, Angela K. Chambers has been working with Minister Alvin MuhammadEvent Coordinator, and team on the planning of “The 28th Anniversary of the Million Man March Motorcycle Rally and Bike Show” (Rally) to be hosted in the historic Greenwood District October 13 through 15, 2023. The event is being presented by the second oldest African-American Chamber in the nation, established in 1926, the Greenwood Chamber of Commerce, Inc. (GCC), which is operated by President and CEO Dr. Freeman Culver. GCC is an organization where small business owners come together to preserve historical significance, to empower a new generation of black entrepreneurs, and to support economic development.

GCC will host the Rally in the 100 block of N. Greenwood Ave., Tulsa, Oklahoma, which is in the historic Greenwood District.  The event will kick off Friday, October 13, 2023, beginning at 4:00 PM CST.

Opportunities have been created for Vendors and Food Trucks to set up to sell and display their products and offer their services.  This inaugural Rally will be an annual fundraising event for GCC.  Event Coordinator, Minister Alvin Muhammad, and the team hope to help them reach or get close to the 1 Million Dollar goal set by Dr. Culver and the Board of Directors to help restore and maintain the structure of the buildings, revitalize the once thriving community and continue to bringing commerce to the area.

The Rally will have live entertainment, DJ Phatkat, a Fallen Biker Salute, a Black Town Tour, a Bike show with three different categories, food, shopping, and more!  Businesses can also support by advertising their businesses in the First Annual  – The 28th Anniversary of the Million Man March Motorcycle Rally and Bike Show Program Booklet,  which will go on sale Friday, September 15, 2023.

The event is open to the general public and attendees can register online. Visit the historictulsagreenwoodchamber.com or www.thegreenwoodbeat.com to register.

For more information on the event, feel free to contact  bikerally@thegreenwoodbeat.com.

 

 

 

The Greenwood Chamber of Commerce has Opened Registration

The Greenwood Chamber of Commerce has Opened Registration

Event Coordinator Minister Alvin Muhammad announced Registration for the three-day event, The 28th Anniversary of the Million Man March Motorcycle & Bike Show presented by the Greenwood Chamber of Commerce, Inc. and to be held on October 13 through 15, 2023.

Registration is OPEN for The 28th Anniversary of the Million Man March Motorcycle Rally & Bike Show (Rally) presented by the Greenwood Chamber of Commerce, Inc.

Sponsored in part by The Greenwood Beat – WFPG

OCTOBER 13 ~ 15 Kicking off at 4:00 PM CST in 100 Block of North Greenwood Ave., Tulsa, Oklahoma, AKA “The Original Black Wall Street.” 

Minister Alvin Muhammad is sounding the alarm and encouraging all men and women, men specifically, to stand up and reflect on the stance and the power of the Million Man March on October 16, 1995. He has put out the call to “Stop the Killing” and for all bikers, bike clubs, fraternities, sororities, organizations, HBCUs, sports teams, dance teams, and others to step up to the plate, join the force, lock arms and show up for this first annual inaugural event to build a strong community of communities. 

Building a solid community first requires a decision to START building, time, effort, and a commitment to creating a welcoming and supportive environment for everyone involved. “We must care about our people, period. We must care and protest when one of our own is murdered by anyone,” stated Muhammad on a recent broadcast of his show, Trumpet on Greenwood (2023). By coming together and showing unity, we can begin to change and reshape the communities we where we live, work and play. We must identify the most prevalent needs of the community, educate and encourage everyone to get involved, communicate openly and transparently, celebrate “Us,” and, of course, GIVE BACK!

Together, we can create a supportive, inclusive, and thriving community!

The Rally will kick off at 4:00 PM CST on Friday, October 13, 2023, with an opening, Meet and greet, block party, and live entertainment. Attendees can check in at Registration beginning at 2:30 PM CST and be allowed access to VIP areas. Attendees can enjoy music by The Greenwood Beat shop with business event vendors and food trucks. On Saturday, bikers will convene at 9:30 AM CST on historic Greenwood Avenue and travel to tour black towns in Oklahoma before returning to Greenwood for evening festivities and more shopping! The Rally will conclude around 5:30 PM CST on Sunday, followed by a Community Peace Rally.

Find the links below to register. For MORE information or assistance with writing, email bikerally@thegreenwoodbeat.com; we are happy to assist. 

 

FREE T-SHIRTS FOR THE FIRST 200 PARTICIPANTS.

Now through September 16, 2023, 10 PM!!!

GET REGISTERED!!!

REGISTRATION

Bike Rally

Register to get ACCESS! $30.00 Person

Registered participants/bikers will have access to the closed-off/VIP areas and park their bikes.

Registration includes:

VIP entrances for live events

VIP bike parking area

Black Town Tour

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The first 200 to REGISTER will receive a FREE T-Shirt!

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Bike Show

Do you have the BADDEST bike around? PROVE IT at The 28th Anniversary of the Million Man March Motorcycle Rally & Bike Show presented by the Greenwood Chamber of Commerce in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

Bike Show is scheduled for Sunday, October 15, 2023.

Entry Fee – $20 per bike, per category. Prizes for each category: 1st – Bragging Rights, Trophy & $250 Cash; 2nd – Trophy $100 Cash; and 3rd – Award & $50 Cash

Categories

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