The plural of "The Man", the oppressor of black people the world over. The man cannot continue to exert control over the masses in singular form, so he's taken to double and triple teaming unsuspecting black folks.
Jesse: "Hey man, how is Rudy's new job working out for him?"
Linwood: "It was going fine, til he put in for a promotion, now "The Men" done had him written up three times in two months for all kind of bogus mess". "He even got written up for writing his lunch order on company paper".