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