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Twitter's Favourite Poems by Black Poets: Part 1

Yesterday, on Twitter, @lutherxhughes tweeted prompting people to share their favourite poem by a black poet: 

I spent ages scrolling through the list and reading familiar and unfamiliar poems, before I realised this is a list much needed by English teachers. With his kind permission, I am sharing the collated list of poets and poems below. I imagine that if you, like me, need to broaden your knowledge of poetry from the more 'classical' canon, this will be a great place to start, and will have a wealth of suggestions for unseen poetry teaching.