Preserving and Enriching the Legacy of The Original Black Wall Street in Tulsa

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The Greenwood Chamber of Commerce, Inc. is dedicated to preserving and enriching the legacy of the historic Greenwood District in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Commonly known as The Original Black Wall Street, this district was once a thriving hub of African American businesses and entrepreneurship. Today, the Chamber is committed to creating commerce in the district, educating and providing resources to small businesses and entrepreneurs.

On the occasion of the 28th Anniversary of the Million Man March Motorcycle Rally & Bike Show, the Chamber is proud to stand alongside the community in celebrating this important event. The motorcycle rally and bike show is a powerful demonstration of unity, strength, and resilience within the African-American community.

The Chamber recognizes the significance of this event and its connection to the history of The Original Black Wall Street. The rally serves as a reminder of the determination and perseverance that has characterized the district throughout its history. It is a moment to reflect on the achievements of the past and to look towards a future of continued growth and success.

Through its various initiatives, the Chamber aims to empower small businesses and entrepreneurs in the Greenwood District. By providing access to resources, networking opportunities, and educational programs, the Chamber seeks to foster an environment of economic prosperity and sustainable development.

One of the key objectives of the Chamber is to preserve the historical significance of The Original Black Wall Street. The district holds a special place in American history, representing the resilience and entrepreneurial spirit of the African-American community. By raising awareness and promoting the district’s heritage, the Chamber seeks to ensure that future generations understand and appreciate its importance.

In addition to its core mission, the Chamber actively engages with the community through various events and initiatives. These activities aim to promote unity, celebrate diversity, and support local businesses. By fostering a sense of community pride, the Chamber contributes to the overall revitalization and growth of the Greenwood District.

As we mark the 28th Anniversary of the Million Man March Motorcycle Rally, the Chamber encourages everyone to join in the celebrations and show their support for the historic Greenwood District. By coming together, we can honor the past, celebrate the present, and build a prosperous future for all.

Online registration is open at https://checkout.square.site/merchant/MLA6GJGDFWM6K/checkout/RSYWG7SP3JXCE4K523XB3IQU  Motorcycle Clubs and groups are encouraged to register online at https://square.link/u/VDurQbJh

For additional information or questions please email: bikerally@thegreenwoodbeat.com

 

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.

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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 

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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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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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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.

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.

 

 

 

There is a Great Message Being Broadcast on the Trumpet on Greenwood

There is a Great Message Being Broadcast on the Trumpet on Greenwood

For months now, Minister Alvin Muhammad, host of the Trumpet on Greenwood radio show, has been hitting the airwaves on The Greenwood Beat – WFPG. His messages are thought-provoking, inspirational, educational, and light. The show broadcasts live in the historic Greenwood District on Oklahoma’s first black, women-owned radio station in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

Tune in EVERY Sunday at 1:30 PM on The Greenwood Beat – WFPG. Listen from your favorite device. Access the station via The Greenwood Beat – WFPG website: www.thegreenwoodbeat.com. Also, tune in on Apple Music or TuneIn radio app. Listen on your smart TV on Roku, Echo, Alexa, or Cast.

The Greenwood Beat – WFPG on YouTube

The Greenwood Beat – WFPG on YouTube

Yes! You heard it right. The Greenwood Beat – WFPG is now on YouTube. If you missed the original date of Refocused & Informed Radio Talk Show, Trumpet on Greenwood, Flippin’ the Script or The Referea you will be able to catch some of the replays on YouTube. Go ahead, check us out, be sure to subscribe and leave a comment on one or two of your favorite videos.

The Greenwood Beat – WFPG broadcasting since its launch on June 8, 2023, is the first black, women-owned radio station in Oklahoma. The station is in the Historic Greenwood District, known as The Original Black Wall Street.

Angela K. Chambers, Chief Executive Officer; Francetta L. Mays, Chief Operations Officer; and Bro. Alvin Muhammad is building the platform and brand. Carle King II, Jennifer Dinkins, Marshlynne T. Bolden. Bishop Kendrick and Jordan Stephenson are great support behind the scenes to help keep things moving.

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Congratulations to The Greenwood Beat – WFPG

Congratulations to The Greenwood Beat – WFPG

Congratulations to The Greenwood BeatWFPG on two months of broadcasting! WFPG launched June 8, 2023 and was the first black, women-owned radio station in Oklahoma. The station is in the Historic Greenwood District, known as The Original Black Wall Street.

Angela K. Chambers, Chief Executive Officer; Francetta L. Mays, Chief Operations Officer; and Bro. Alvin Muhammad works diligently to build and grow the brand. Jennifer Dinkins, Marshlynne T. Bolden and Bishop Kendrick are working behind the scenes to help keep things flowing.

The Greenwood Beat is a local international digital radio station with programming 24/7, year-round playing R&B, blues, old-school, funk, pop, jazz, and gospel. Along with music, the station has radio talk shows and other shows.

Sunday consists of Old-School Gospel Sundays with Francetta L. Mays. Those old sounds and songs told stories that most black households could relate. The show broadcasts beginning at five O’clock Sunday morning.

The noon hour is the start of “The Old Landmark” with none other than “The Gospel Diva”, also known as the national recordings psalmist, Shonda English. Listeners are connected with more of those old-school gospels.

Trumpet on Greenwood is live at 1:30 PM with Minister Alvin Muhammad. “Life Teachings” inspired be The Most Honorable Elijah Muhammed offer very powerful thought-provoking and inspiring words.

Gospel music on Sundays is the tone of the station, giving it’s listeners a good ole soul cleansing.

Flipping the Script broadcasts on Tuesday’s at 3:0 PM with Francetta L. Mays. On the show, Francetta creates a space for those who have been wrongfully convicted, those telling their stories inspire, encourage and up lift listeners.

The Referea is the new show on The Greenwood Beat and came in real hot with show host, Heather Nicole Nash. It’s a women’s spots show and she’s talking SMACK with educating and inspiring it’s listeners. The Referea will broadcast regularly on Tuesdays 7:00 Pm.

 

Refocused & Informed radio talk show is a show about JUSTICE and broadcasts every Thursday at 2:00 PM. The show is syndicated and can be heard on OcityfmHD in Oklahoma City, OK; in Montgomery, AL; and in the DMV. The show is in it’s second season of broadcasting and is hosted by Angela K. Chambers and Francetta L. Mays.

On the Drive Home with the GAP Band airs every Friday at 5:00 PM. The show is hosted by Angela K. Chambers and is sponsored by Linda Boulware-Wilson and the Estate of Ronnie Wilson. Ronnie Wilson founded the GAP Band in 1967 with brothers Robert (Deceased) and Charlie. Linda is the wife of the late Ronnie Wilson.

The one-hour show is packed with those great hits of the GAP Band.

The Quiet Storm…Magic After Dark The “Maestro” broadcasts every Friday evening. It’s a quiet storm and The “Maestro,”  Carle King, II is spinning those nice slow jams we all love.

Saturday Morning Clean Up Jams with host Angela K. Chambers tops the morning at 8:00 AM. Special guest, Mahogany Fowler, owner of One at a Time Cleaning Service pops in to give cleaning tips to the old-school listeners.

The Greenwood Beat – WFPG is here to be “A Voice for Greenwood.” WFPG has partnered with the Greenwood Chamber of Commerce and TVLiving Marketing to create “The Original Black Wall Street Merchant Marketplace.” The Original Black Wall Street Merchant Marketplace is a marketplace for small business owners, vendors, artists, freelancer and etc. The market is held every Saturday, 11 AM – 4 PM in the courtyard in the 100 block of N. Greenwood Ave. Spaces are available for as low as $25 per event. That bargain is offered for the first ten vendors.

The Greenwood Beat – WFPG has not only collaborated with Greenwood Chamber of Commerce and TCLiving Marketing and GAP Band but has recently collaborated with Katina Walker, founder of CEO’s Night Out to create “CEO’s Night Out Meets The Greenwood Beat.”  CEO’s Night Out creates an environment for CEO’s, entrepreneurs, investors, managers and those in leadership to network, educate and learn in a fun and inviting atmosphere.

CEO’s Night Out is held every second Saturday of the month, 4-7 PM, at the Courtyard by Marriott Downtown Tulsa, 415 S. Boston Ave., Tulsa, OK.

More shows, more big news to come! Stay connected to The Greenwood Beat – WFPG.

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Don’t Miss a Beat on The Greenwood Beat – WFPG

Don’t Miss a Beat on The Greenwood Beat – WFPG

Are you having trouble accessing The Greenwood Beat – WFPG? We have received communication asking how to connect. The Greenwood Beat – WFPG has 24/7 programming. Listen anytime on our website. Just pull up a web browser on your cellular device or computer. Type in: www.thegreenwoodbeat.com.  Then just “Click” the green arrow to play! Enter with caution! We’re playing those old-school jams that make you wanna move and groove. You might catch us right in the middle of one!

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