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African American Poems | Famous Poems

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