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Here you will find African American poets such as Rita Dove, Claude McKay, Imamu Amiri Baraka, Maya Angelou,
Nikki Giovanni, Langston Hughes and other Famous and Contemporary Black Poets.
Maya Angelou Maya Angelou (18)
(1928 - present)
Ai Ai (1)
(1947 - 2010)
Gwendolyn Brooks Gwendolyn Brooks (13)
(1917 - 2000)
Imamu Amiri Baraka Imamu Amiri Baraka (1)
(1934 - present)
Arna Bontemps Arna Bontemps (7)
(1902 - 1973)
Lucille Clifton Lucille Clifton (2)
(1936 - 2010)
Countee Cullen Countee Cullen (15)
(1903 - 1946)
Paul Laurence Dunbar Paul Laurence Dunbar (38)
(1872 - 1906)
Rita Dove Rita Dove (2)
(1952 - present)
Cornelius Eady Cornelius Eady (1)
(1954 - present)
James A. Emanuel James A. Emanuel (21)
(1921 - present)
Jessie Redmon Fauset Jessie Redmon Fauset (1)
(1882 - 1961)
Nikki Giovanni Nikki Giovanni (1)
(1943 - present)
Langston Hughes Langston Hughes (29)
(1902 - 1967)
Robert Hayden Robert Hayden (12)
(1913 - 1980)
Forrest Hamer Forrest Hamer (4)
(1956 - present)
Jupiter Hammon Jupiter Hammon (1)
(1711 - 1806)
Yusef Komunyakaa Yusef Komunyakaa (3)
(1947 - present)
Etheridge Knight Etheridge Knight (7)
(1931 - 1991)
Audre Lorde Audre Lorde (8)
(1934 - 1992)
Claude McKay Claude McKay (76)
(1889 - 1948)
Wanda Phipps Wanda Phipps (8)
(1960 - present)
Natasha Trethewey Natasha Trethewey (3)
(1966 - present)
Quincy Troupe Quincy Troupe (3)
(1939 - present)
Alice Walker Alice Walker (1)
(1944 - present)
Phillis Wheatley Phillis Wheatley (41)
(1753 - 1784)
James Weldon Johnson James Weldon Johnson (4)
(1871 - 1938)
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