Dorsey, known as “Mike D” by many, has taken a multi-prong approach to redefining and uplifting the image of African American dads. He is an author, business entrepreneur, community organizer, speaker and podcaster. Dorsey discusses his motivation to create a community for active and engaged black fathers and the impact of his work within and outside that community on the latest episode of the Modern Dads Podcast.
Dorsey, a former medical sales professional who has an economic degree from the Georgia Institute of Technology, has written two books, his latest being Dynamic Black Fatherhood Manifesto. The book calls for 10 key commitments to excellence from black men in order to created a more successful in the black community. He also written the self-help book ABE: Always Be Engaged — The 7 Keys to Living a Fit Urban Life.
The Augusta, Ga., native also founded the apparel company Black Family Apparel, which celebrates positive imagery of the black family through messaged clothing. He also created and hosts the Black Fathers Now podcast which interviews African American dads from various walks of life.