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Black History Month: 10 must-read classics by African American authors

Check out some of the most celebrated books to offer insight into the broad range of the African American experience in the United States.

2. ‘The Collected Poems,’ by Langston Hughes

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Alongside such famous works as "The Negro Speaks of Rivers", “I, Too, Sing America,” “Let America Be America Again,” and the book-length poem “Montage of a Dream Deferred,” this poetry collection includes 868 poems spanning five decades of lyrical jazz poetry.

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