Influences Pt. 2: A More Extensive List

(in no particular order)

Federico Garcia Lorca
Haki Madhubuti (Don L. Lee)
Gwendolyn Brooks
Sterling Brown
Countee Cullen
W. E. B. DuBois
Paul Laurence Dunbar
Robert Hayden
Claude McKay
Clarence Major
Etheridge Knight
Nikki Giovanni
Ishmael Reed
Ntozake Shange
Michael Harper
Quincy Troupe
Dudley Randall
Melvin B. Tolson
Jean Toomer
Margaret Walker
Alice Walker
Frantz Fanon
Yusef Komuyakaa
Cheikh Diop
Derek Walcott
Jack Kerouac
Allen Ginsberg
Nelson George
Rita Dove
Xam Cartier
Toni Morrison
Laurence Lieberman
Jay Wright
Lawrence Ferlinghetti
All Young
David Henderson
Zora Neale Hurston
Darryl Holmes
Angela Jackson
Ruth Forman
Eugene B. Redmond
Maya Angelou
Eldridge Cleaver
Huey P. Newton
Kevin Young
Tracy K. Smith
Terrance Hayes
Lucille Clifton
William Burroughs
Larry Neal
Walt Whitman
William Carlos Williams
T. S. Eliot
E. E. Cummings
Gil Scott-Heron
The Last Poets
Saul Williams
Sonia Sanchez
Bob Kaufman
Kamau Brathwaite
Michael Warr
Albert Camus
Tricia Rose
Linton Kwesi Johnson

June, 2020.

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