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.
she was the first african american poet
Phillis Wheatley was the first African-American poet to achieve national attention by age 23. Her poems were published in 1773 and were a success in both England and America.
Phillis Wheatley was the first African American poet and the first African American woman whose writings were published.
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Jupiter Hammon was the first African American published poet. Her first piece was an 88-line broadside published in 1760 in Hartford Connecticut.
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No - Frost was not of African ancestry, but he was an excellent American poet.
Langston Hughes was a famous and popular African American poet in the Jazz Age.
Gwendolyn Brooks (1917-2000) was the first African-American, first African-American Poet, and first African-American woman to win a Pulitzer Prize. She was awarded the 1950 Pulitzer for Poetry for her acclaimed collection, Annie Allen.
Paul Laurence Dunbar was the first African-American to gain national eminence as a poet.
this famous African American is a poet,historian,author,and civil-rights activist.
Ruby Dee is an African-American actress, poet, playwright, and screenwriter.
It is said that Anne Bradstreet was the first American poet. She migrated from England to America in the 1600s.
He was the first African American Poet and the was the fist novelist that was black.