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