“Mike D,” as he is known by many, is an author, business entrepreneur, community organizer, speaker and podcaster. He uses a positive, upbeat attitude in this multi-prong approach to redefine and uplift the image of African American dads. Dorsey discusses his motivation to create and engage a community of black fathers along with the impact of his work within and outside the black 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 authored 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.