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