“Lady’s Man: Conversations for Young Black Men about Relationships and Manhood” is a critical thinking guide to help young men successfully navigate the world they’re in. The author uses his personal insights, social and historical studies, and experience as a mental health professional to give young men a broad view of the political and community conditions that impact their well-being, while simultaneously reminding them of their personal responsibility and power. Lady’s Man encourages young men to develop healthy relationships with young women, their family and themselves. The book deals with a wide range of difficult and complicated topics with clear explanations and relatable language. Lady’s Man is urgent yet accessible. It’s sophisticated and simple. It’s serious yet informal. Lady’s Man is a rite of passage.
The book is accompanied with a mixtape with hip-hop and spoken word featuring artists such as: B.O.B, Stic from Dead Prez, Add-2, Sa-Roc, Jasiri X and Dee-1.
Book: Lady's Man
"Dr. Cartman has done a brilliant job in empowering Black males to reach their full potential and respect females. Obari clearly understands the nation is only as strong as the family."
Dr. Jawanza Kunjufu
-author of Countering the Conspiracy to Destroy Black Boys