The Best 100 African American Poems

The Best 100 African American Poems
The Best 100 African American Poems

This startlingly vibrant collection that spans from historic to modern, from structured to free-form, and reflects the rich roots and visionary future of African American verse. These magnetic poems are an exciting mix of most-loved classics and daring new writing. From Gwendolyn Brooks and Langston Hughes to Tupac Shakur, Natasha Trethewey, and many others, the voice of a culture comes through in this collection, one that is as talented, diverse, and varied as its people.

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By Ethel Morgan Smith

Johntext Website of Ethel Morgan Smith, West Virginia. She is an author and associate professor. Ethel Morgan Smith is the author of "Reflections of the Other" and "From Whence Cometh My Help".

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