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