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