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Dr. Lawrence Drake II (pictured), author of Color Him Father, recently visited Chicago on a tour for his book where he hosted an intimate conversation with black fathers. Photo Credit: Provided by Dr. Lawrence Drake II

Dr. Lawrence Drake II (pictured), author of Color Him Father, recently visited Chicago on a tour for his book where he hosted an intimate conversation with black fathers. Photo Credit: Provided by Dr. Lawrence Drake II

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Color Him Father Book Tour Stops On South Side To Host Conversation For Black Fathers

After the death of his 41-year-old daughter, Dr. Lawrence Drake II turned to literature to help him cope with his loss. Eventually, he realized that what he was going through was something that many fathers struggled with and made the decision to publish his book, Color Him Father, where he explores the trauma, grief, and healing process that fathers go through after losing a child.