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Black American Poets and Poetry

A guide compiled for Black History Month 2022

Poets

Melvin B. Tolson, 1898-1966.

Melvin B. Tolson, 1898-1966.

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Frank Marshall Davis, 1905-1987.

Frank Marshall Davis, 1905-1987.

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Margaret Walker, 1915-1998.

Margaret Walker, 1915-1998.

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Robert Hayden, 1913-1980.

Robert Hayden, 1913-1980.

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Richard Wright, 1908-1960.

Richard Wright, 1908-1960.

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Margaret Danner, 1915-1984.

Margaret Danner, 1915-1984.

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Dudley Randall, 1914-2000.

Dudley Randall, 1914-2000.

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Bob Kaufman, 1925-1986.

Bob Kaufman, 1925-1986.

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Gwendolyn Brooks, 1917-2000.

Gwendolyn Brooks, 1917-2000.

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