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Black American Poets and Poetry

A guide compiled for Black History Month 2022

Poets

Gwendolyn Bennett, 1902-1981.

Gwendolyn Bennett, 1902-1981.

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Arna Bontemps, 1902-1973.

Arna Bontemps, 1902-1973.

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Georgia Douglas Johnson, 1880-1966.

Georgia Douglas Johnson, 1880-1966.

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Anne Spencer, 1882-1975.

Anne Spencer, 1882-1975.

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Claude McKay, 1889-1948.

Claude McKay, 1889-1948.

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Countee Cullen, 1903-1946.

Countee Cullen, 1903-1946.

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Langston Hughes, 1902-1967.

Langston Hughes, 1902-1967.

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Sterling A. Brown, 1901-1989.

Sterling A. Brown, 1901-1989.

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Jean Toomer, 1894-1967.

Jean Toomer, 1894-1967.

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