Elect Dr. Francetta L. Mays for NAACP Oklahoma State Conference

Elect Dr. Francetta L. Mays for NAACP Oklahoma State Conference

The word is spreading like fire. Members and communities are excited about the opportunity for change in leadership at the NAACP Oklahoma State Conference. The NAACP, the largest Civil Rights organization in the US, needs strong leadership that will fight for justice in Oklahoma.

Dr. Francetta L. Mays is a beloved figure, and her dedication to the cause has garnered widespread support across the state. As the current President of the NAACP Tulsa Branch, she has already proven her commitment to advancing the rights and well-being of all individuals.

Dr. Mays’ track record speaks for itself. She has demonstrated a deep understanding of the issues facing marginalized communities and has worked tirelessly to address them. Her leadership has been instrumental in driving positive change and fostering unity within the NAACP Tulsa Branch.

With her extensive experience and unwavering dedication, Dr. Mays is the ideal candidate to lead the NAACP Oklahoma State Conference. Her passion for justice and equality is contagious, and she has the ability to inspire others to join the fight for a better future.

Under Dr. Mays’ leadership, the NAACP Oklahoma State Conference will work of advocating for civil rights, promoting equality, and combating systemic racism. Her vision for the organization is rooted in inclusivity, collaboration, and empowerment.

Dr. Mays understands the unique challenges faced by communities in Oklahoma and is committed to addressing them head-on. She will work tirelessly to ensure that every person, regardless of their background, has equal access to opportunities and resources.

Moreover, Dr. Mays recognizes the importance of engaging with local communities and building strong partnerships. She believes that by working together, we can create lasting change and make Oklahoma a more just and equitable place for all.

It is not just the members of the NAACP who are rallying behind Dr. Mays. Communities across the state are eager to support her and the organization’s mission. The groundswell of support is a testament to Dr. Mays’ reputation as a trusted and respected leader.

If elected as the President of the NAACP Oklahoma State Conference, Dr. Mays will bring her expertise, passion, and unwavering commitment to the forefront. She will be a champion for justice, a voice for the voiceless, and a catalyst for positive change.

The time for change is now. Elect Dr. Francetta L. Mays as the President of the NAACP Oklahoma State Conference and join the movement towards a more equitable and inclusive future for all.

Tulsa’s CEO’s Night Out is Catching on and Growing

Tulsa’s CEO’s Night Out is Catching on and Growing

The CEO’s Night Out, which Katina Walker started in her beauty supply location, Roots Barber & Beauty Supply (Roots), has grown and has been a big hit for business owners in Tulsa. CEO’s Night Out was created to help promote Tulsa’s founders, entrepreneurs, CEO’s and visionaries. She worked to form a solid community of entrepreneurs who were passionate about helping others and diversity and inclusion. A primary goal of CEO’s Night Out is to create networking opportunities, which include education, information, and testimonial business journeys. The space also allows the attendees to share and discuss challenges and solutions.

Attendees’ demographics comprise different cultural, economic and social backgrounds, which provides a broad scope of information. Katina met several of the entrepreneurs as she created opportunities for local entrepreneurs to showcase their products in Roots. She also became known as “Tulsa Entrepreneur HUB.”

Katina and her husband opened their first storefront in 2019, “Preme Cannabis Company LLC.” Her second business name was given to her in a dream, “Roots Barber & Beauty Supply.” So in 2020, she opened the second storefront and began making her products of sugar scrubs and body butters as therapeutic supplements. She creates products for men, women, and children.

CEO’s Night Out has collaborated with The Greenwood Beat – WFPG to create “CEO’s Night Out Meets The Greenwood Beat” and will host events every second Saturday of the month from 4-7pm at the Courtyard by Marriott Downtown Tulsa, 415 S. Boston Ave, Tulsa, Oklahoma.

The Greenwood Beat – WFPG, Oklahoma’s first black, women-owned radio station located in the Historic Greenwood District, also known as “The Original Black Wall Street” in Tulsa, Oklahoma. WFPG launched on June 8, 2023. Angela K. Chambers is the Chief Executive Officer, and Francetta L. Mays is the Chief Operations Officer

The first event under this collaboration will be held Saturday, August 12, 2023, from 4 – 7 pm with guest speaker Raymond Walker. Walker is a businessman with experience in helping entrepreneurs from startups through scaling.  

Walker co-founded Walker Co. with over 12 years of advertising design and consulting experience. He shares his experience and is determined to create mission-aligned, people-empowered cultures through Brand Augmentation (TM).

To learn more about the events or to be a speaker for CEO’s Night Out, email the team: ceosnightout@thegreenwoodbeat.com