Francetta L. Mays: A Strong Contender for President of the NAACP Oklahoma State Conference

Francetta L. Mays has responded to the call of her loyal supporters and knew that she had to run for the prestigious position of President of the NAACP Oklahoma State Conference. With her unwavering commitment to social justice and equality, Mays is determined to make a significant impact on the lives of the people she represents.

After submitting her nomination before the deadline, Francetta L. Mays successfully secured her spot for the upcoming election. This achievement not only validates her dedication and hard work but also highlights the trust and confidence that her supporters have in her leadership abilities.

As the current leader of the Tulsa Branch, Francetta L. Mays has already proven herself to be one that doesn’t give up easily, capable and effective advocate for the rights of the African American community. Under her guidance, the Tulsa Branch has grown substantially. She continues to build relationships with leaders who are passionate about the good fight.  Committees are working to implement various initiatives aimed at combating racial discrimination, promoting education, and empowering individuals.

If elected as the President of the NAACP Oklahoma State Conference, Mays plans to build solid and effective teams and take the organization to new heights. She envisions a future where every member of the community feels heard, valued, and represented.

Francetta L. Mays’ campaign is centered around the core values of inclusivity, justice, education, and progress. She believes in creating a society where everyone has equal opportunities and access to resources, regardless of their race or background.

With her extensive experience, strong leadership skills, and unwavering determination, Francetta L. Mays is undoubtedly a formidable contender for the position of President of the NAACP Oklahoma State Conference. Her track record and her passion for social change make her an ideal candidate to lead the organization and bring about meaningful, positive change for the people of Oklahoma.

Glynn Simmons: A Wrongfully Convicted Man Exonerated in Oklahoma

In a shocking turn of events, Glynn Simmons, a man who was wrongfully convicted in Oklahoma, has finally been exonerated after spending nearly five decades behind bars for a crime he did not commit. This groundbreaking story will be discussed on the popular radio show ‘Flippin’ the Script’ hosted by Francetta L. Mays on The Greenwood Beat – WFPG.

Oklahoma has a dark history of locking up innocent individuals, and Mr. Simmons’ case is just one example of the many lives that have been unjustly affected. He will be joining Francetta El Maze today at 3:00 PM CST to share his harrowing experience and shed light on the flaws in the criminal justice system.

Francetta L. Mays, the Chief Operations Officer for the Greenwood Beat and President of the NAACP Tulsa Branch Number 6143, has been tirelessly fighting against these injustices for years. She remains heartbroken and outraged as Oklahoma continues to defend its position on the death penalty while so many wrongfully convicted people suffer and are caught up.

Tune in to ‘Flipping the Script’ today at 3:00 PM CST to hear Glynn Simmons an another exoneree from Oklahoma discuss their experiences and advocate for reform. You can listen to the show online at, or through the Apple Music or TuneIn Radio app.

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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.

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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!”


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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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The Greenwood Beat – WFPG at the 17th Annual Youth Awareness Program

The Greenwood Beat – WFPG at the 17th Annual Youth Awareness Program

Francetta L. Mays, Chief Operations Officer of The Greenwood Beat – WFPG traveled to Oklahoma City for the 17th Annual Youth Awareness Program. The program was created to help teens who have made mistakes or found themselves to be in the custody of the Office of Juvenile Affairs or have been incarcerated.

Working in the area of ministry for decades, Francetta made certain to support. This program also helps those who have been gang affiliated and other negative situations or circumstances.

Listen to the interview of Donna K. Thompson with the Oklahoma State Baptist Convention and Francetta L. Mays on The Greenwood Beat – WFPG with Carle L. King II.

Why did the System Fail Knia Walton?

Why did the System Fail Knia Walton?

Tiffany Walton, the mother of Knia Walton appeared on Flippin’ the Script radio talk show with host Francetta L. Mays on The Greenwood Beat – WFPG to discuss the investigation and bring awareness surrounding her daughter’s case. Walton to Francetta, “I am aware that my daughter used drugs but she was still a person. She still deserves justice.” She went on to give details of her daughter’s “murder” that took place July 4, 2023 at Pioneer Plaza, 901 N Elgin Ave., Apt. 214 in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

As of now, the system has failed Knia. Tiffany talks with Francetta about the circumstances surrounding her daughter’s murder. She describe her interaction with the person(s) she believes is “allegedly” responsible for Knia’s death. The crime scene was not processed properly, very little questioning took place and the bloody shirt that was taken off of her daughter before medics responded was NOT taken with authorities.

What are we doing? How has this happened? Watch the interview below.

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Conscious Lee on Flippin’ the Script with Francetta L. Mays

Conscious Lee on Flippin’ the Script with Francetta L. Mays

What a GREAT show! If you are black, LISTEN! If you are white, LISTEN! If you are human, LISTEN!!! Catch the replay. Watch below.

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Francetta L. Mays host of Flippin’ the Script on The Greenwood Beat – WFPG. The show broadcasts every Tuesday, July 18, 2023, at 3:00 PM CST.

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Former Tulsa Branch NAACP Presidents Met with Current President

Former Tulsa Branch NAACP Presidents Met with Current President

Pictured left to right: Jack Henderson, Eddie Evans, Francetta L. Mays and Joe Williams

They say a picture is worth a thousand words. With three former presidents, current president and radio personality, there were definitely more than 1000 words spoken. Former  presidents of the NAACP Tulsa Branch met with current president Francetta L. Mays last week to discuss their support for her vision and mission for Tulsa and Oklahoma.  Jack Henderson, Joe Williams, and Eddie Evans have all formerly served as president. Angela K. Chambers, Chief Executive Officer of The Greenwood Beat – WFPG served briefly as 1st Vice President in the beginning of 2023 also met with the group.
Each listened and share their experience and knowledge about the workings of the NAACP and expressed their desire to support Francetta’s efforts in growing the membership and making an impact for the good of the community.
Before wrapping up, the group made a commitment to come together for round table discussions each month in addition to regular meetings.
You guessed it, the round table discussion will be information shared with the community on The Greenwood Beat – WFPG. The show will be called “Oklahoma President’s Club.”  More details will be released soon. Stay connected to The Greenwood Beat – WFPG for updates