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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 Dream Deferred Hughes, Langston
13 I Cry Shakur, Tupac
14 Love Is Giovanni, Nikki
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 The Rock Cries Out to Us Today Angelou, Maya
27 A young heart with an old soul Shakur, Tupac
28 Gray Walker, Alice
29 Alone Angelou, Maya
30 The Mother Brooks, Gwendolyn
31 Woman Work Angelou, Maya
32 You Came, Too Giovanni, Nikki
33 Freedoms Plow Hughes, Langston
34 The Crazy Woman Brooks, Gwendolyn
35 So I Say GOODBYE Shakur, Tupac
36 Life doesn't frighten me at all Angelou, Maya
37 Inaugural Poem Angelou, Maya
38 Quiet Girl Hughes, Langston
39 Can You See the Pride in the Panther Shakur, Tupac
40 Rememberance Angelou, Maya
41 We Real Cool Brooks, Gwendolyn
42 The Negro Mother Hughes, Langston
43 I Too Sing America Hughes, Langston
44 Life Cycles Giovanni, Nikki
45 Ambition Over Adversity Shakur, Tupac
46 A Conceit Angelou, Maya
47 We Wear the Mask Laurence Dunbar, Paul
48 Let America Be America Again Hughes, Langston
49 The Lovers of the Poor Brooks, Gwendolyn
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 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 And 2Morrow Shakur, Tupac
63 Democracy Hughes, Langston
64 EACH ONE, PULL ONE Walker, Alice
65 Insomniac Angelou, Maya
66 The Negro Speaks Of Rivers Hughes, Langston
67 Nothing Can Come Between Us Shakur, Tupac
68 Problems Hughes, Langston
69 Weekend Glory Angelou, Maya
70 WHO ? Walker, Alice
71 To a Lady on the Death of Her Husband Wheatley, Phillis
72 IN THE SMALL HOURS Soyinka, Wole
73 Fallen Star Shakur, Tupac
74 Refusal Angelou, Maya
75 The Bistro Styx Dove, Rita
76 Jada Shakur, Tupac
77 I Said to Poetry Walker, Alice
78 When Ure Hero Falls Shakur, Tupac
79 When I Die Giovanni, Nikki
80 Untitled 1 Shakur, Tupac
81 All I Gotta Do Giovanni, Nikki
82 Im A Fool To Love You Eady, Cornelius
83 Momma Welfare Roll Angelou, Maya
84 sisters Clifton, Lucille
85 In The Depths of Solitude Shakur, Tupac
86 Listen Lord: A Prayer Johnson, James Weldon
87 Untitled 2 Shakur, Tupac
88 Morning Laurence Dunbar, Paul
89 Remembrance Angelou, Maya
90 THEY WHO FEEL DEATH Walker, Alice
91 Daybreak In Alabama Hughes, Langston
92 The Blues Hughes, Langston
93 A Sunset of the City Brooks, Gwendolyn
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 Civilian and Soldier Soyinka, Wole
100 An Hymn to the Evening Wheatley, Phillis