Black boys don't cry

Monday, 28 August 2023 - 2:30pm to 3:00pm

Black Men Don’t Cry, or so we’re made to believe.

Today on Diaspora Blues, we’re listening to black men pen words of sadness, regret, triumph, and love. We’re capturing them in all their multiplicity.

For crisis support, call Lifeline on 13 11 14. For Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander listeners looking for culturally appropriate services, give 13YARN a ring on 13 92 76.


Adam Goodes: 'Instead of masking racism, we need to deal with it day-to-day.

Read We Real Cool: Black Men and Masculinity by bell hooks here.

One election later, the lessons from Melbourne’s ‘African gang’ panic.

bell hooks and Kevin Powell: Black Masculinity, Threat or Threatened I The New School.

Kobie Dee - Jody

Kodak Black - Conscience

The Notorious B.I.G. - Suicidal Thoughts 

Juice WRLD - Lucid Dreams

2Pac - So Many Tears

DMX – Slippin'

ONEFOUR - Welcome To Prison

Monday 2:30pm to 3:00pm
A show that provides a platform for people interested in ideas about home, community, and belonging.


Ayan Shirwa.