Apr 28, 2014 - As National Poetry Month comes to a close, we're celebrating these Black women poets who have changed us with their work. They help us to . I recently rediscovered my passion for the genre, and in doing so I also discovered several incredible black women who are absolutely killing the poetry game. Apr 16, 2015 - In its honor, here are 20 black American poets who have shown Ltd. to promote African-American female writers and inspires young poets . When I was growing up there were so few examples of what a strong, successful black woman could look like, much less a black woman poet—how could we, . She's one of the many great black female poets celebrated on this list. Some talented black women poets write about love and heartbreak, while other famous . Nov 29, 2017 - We publish the work of seven poets who are using prose to discuss . 2017 has been a watershed year for Black women speaking truth to . Mar 21, 2017 - Fortunately, the 21st century has introduced the world to a new roster of introspective Black women poets that create beautiful work that . Mar 8, 2016 - Busby began her introduction to Daughters of Africa with the poem, To Black Women by Gwendolyn Brooks. This was how I first came across . May 26, 2016 - So I did a bit of research and reading, and compiled a list of seven more black women poets for you all to check out. This is in no way a . The study of late-nineteenth- and early-twentieth-century African American literature encompasses shifting forms and functions of poetry by poets engaged in .