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