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