Bill Mays

The phrase “Black Lives Matter” has been said a lot in recent months.  But in Indianapolis there’s been a demonstration of the Impact that One Black Life Can Have. In a Special Broadcast, longtime friends, business partners, mentors, professional colleagues, community and civic leaders gathered for a moving, touching, humourous and melancholy tribute to a […]

Tributes and warm remembrances are pouring in on the occasion of the passing of William G. (Bill) Mays who died Thursday, Dec 4th at 69.  On Friday’s Afternoons with Amos, Amos Brown shared some of Bill Mays’ many accomplishments and historymaking achievements with listeners.  On behalf of the Family, Bill Mays’ niece Carolene Mays-Medley, the […]

The entrepreneur, known as “Indiana’s most successful Black businessman,” William G. “Bill” Mays, died Thursday evening on his 69th birthday. Mays was the owner and founder of Mays Chemical Company and had many other entrepreneurial ventures over the years including radio stations, a television station, golf courses, commercial and residential properties, and the historic Indianapolis Recorder Newspaper—one of the […]

William G. (Bill) Mays, owner and founder of Mays Chemical Company, died Thursday, December 4, 2014. The Evansville native passed away in Indianapolis on his 69th birthday. Bill Mays, was a true entrepreneur and in the last third of the 20th Century Mays became Indiana’s most successful Black businessman. Mays established Mays Chemical in 1980 […]

Audio Included in Post. Runs 5 Minutes ©2011 WTLC/Radio One. Bill Mays, one of the nation’s top Black businessmen talked exclusively with Amos about the botched Litebox jobs deal. Mays also spoke about his decision to retire as head of Mays Chemical Company and his plans for retirement.