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African American Poems. The best and most popular famous African American Poems of All-Time written by African American poets.

RankEnglish PoemPoet
1 Still I Rise Angelou, Maya
2 The Lesson Angelou, Maya
3 Touched by An Angel Angelou, Maya
4 We Alone Walker, Alice
5 The Rose that Grew from Concrete Shakur, Tupac
6 Life Through My Eyes Shakur, Tupac
7 The Power of a Smile Shakur, Tupac
8 I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings Angelou, Maya
9 Still Here Hughes, Langston
10 When You Come Angelou, Maya
11 Justice Hughes, Langston
12 Love Is Giovanni, Nikki
13 Dream Deferred Hughes, Langston
14 On the Pulse of Morning Angelou, Maya
15 I Cry Shakur, Tupac
16 Before you knew you owned it Walker, Alice
17 Mother to Son Hughes, Langston
18 Liberty Needs Glasses Shakur, Tupac
19 Expect Nothing Walker, Alice
20 Dream Variations Hughes, Langston
21 Passing Time Angelou, Maya
22 CHOICES Giovanni, Nikki
23 Phenomenal Woman Angelou, Maya
24 Who will cry for the little boy? Fisher, Antwone
25 The Rock Cries Out to Us Today Angelou, Maya
26 A young heart with an old soul Shakur, Tupac
27 The Old Men Used to Sing Walker, Alice
28 So I Say GOODBYE Shakur, Tupac
29 Alone Angelou, Maya
30 Inaugural Poem Angelou, Maya
31 Woman Work Angelou, Maya
32 Freedoms Plow Hughes, Langston
33 The Mother Brooks, Gwendolyn
34 You Came, Too Giovanni, Nikki
35 Gray Walker, Alice
36 The Crazy Woman Brooks, Gwendolyn
37 Life doesn't frighten me at all Angelou, Maya
38 Quiet Girl Hughes, Langston
39 Ambition Over Adversity Shakur, Tupac
40 Rememberance Angelou, Maya
41 We Real Cool Brooks, Gwendolyn
42 Let America Be America Again Hughes, Langston
43 Life Cycles Giovanni, Nikki
44 I Too Sing America Hughes, Langston
45 The Negro Mother Hughes, Langston
46 The Lovers of the Poor Brooks, Gwendolyn
47 Can You See the Pride in the Panther Shakur, Tupac
48 A Conceit Angelou, Maya
49 Men Angelou, Maya
50 We Wear the Mask Laurence Dunbar, Paul
51 Young Niggas Shakur, Tupac
52 Habits Giovanni, Nikki
53 Four-Letter Word Emanuel, James A
54 Adolescence II Dove, Rita
55 To Be In Love Brooks, Gwendolyn
56 Million Man March Poem Angelou, Maya
57 Life Is Fine Hughes, Langston
58 The revolution will not be televised Scott-Heron, Gil
59 On Imagination Wheatley, Phillis
60 Fruit of the Flower Cullen, Countee
61 Dedication Soyinka, Wole
62 And 2Morrow Shakur, Tupac
63 Democracy Hughes, Langston
64 Insomniac Angelou, Maya
65 Nothing Can Come Between Us Shakur, Tupac
66 EACH ONE, PULL ONE Walker, Alice
67 Jada Shakur, Tupac
68 Weekend Glory Angelou, Maya
69 IN THE SMALL HOURS Soyinka, Wole
70 Untitled 1 Shakur, Tupac
71 When Ure Hero Falls Shakur, Tupac
72 Refusal Angelou, Maya
73 Fallen Star Shakur, Tupac
74 The Negro Speaks Of Rivers Hughes, Langston
75 To a Lady on the Death of Her Husband Wheatley, Phillis
76 In The Depths of Solitude Shakur, Tupac
77 Im A Fool To Love You Eady, Cornelius
78 When I Die Giovanni, Nikki
79 WHO ? Walker, Alice
80 I Said to Poetry Walker, Alice
81 Problems Hughes, Langston
82 The Bistro Styx Dove, Rita
83 All I Gotta Do Giovanni, Nikki
84 Momma Welfare Roll Angelou, Maya
85 Untitled 2 Shakur, Tupac
86 Remembrance Angelou, Maya
87 Listen Lord: A Prayer Johnson, James Weldon
88 sisters Clifton, Lucille
89 THEY WHO FEEL DEATH Walker, Alice
90 Morning Laurence Dunbar, Paul
91 U R Ripping Us Apart! Shakur, Tupac
92 A Sunset of the City Brooks, Gwendolyn
93 The Shroud of Color Cullen, Countee
94 Theme For English B Hughes, Langston
95 A CHOICE Laurence Dunbar, Paul
96 Daybreak In Alabama Hughes, Langston
97 Civilian and Soldier Soyinka, Wole
98 Merry-Go-Round Hughes, Langston
99 An Hymn to the Evening Wheatley, Phillis
100 The Blues Hughes, Langston