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Who was the first African American poet?


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2011-09-13 21:03:33
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First African American poet

The correct answer is Phillis Wheatley.


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Phillis Wheatley was the first African-American female poet and the second among the African-American published poet. She was born in Senegambia and came to America as a slave at the age of seven.

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Phillis Wheatly was an African-American poet, and she is specially remembered because she was the first African-American woman published in the US, with her book called 'Poems on Various Subjects, Religious and Moral', which was published in 1773.

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