Meet the Poet
Naki Akrobettoe was born and raised in Columbus, Ohio. She is the grand-daughter of an American coal miner and through her father's lineage heir of a Ghanaian royal chief. She started writing poetry as early as grade school and went on to attended The University of Toledo in 2002, where she developed as a spoken word artist. She has co-founded a number of organizations related to poetry, and has co--hosted a radio program. Her first album (Penstrokes) was released In May 2010 with her first single entitled “Black Is." Her most recent album, A Timeless Miracle, is set to be released in the fall of 2014. She maintains a website at NakiSpeaks, and invites your visit. Read.