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