Ebony “Gemini DaPoet” Davis
Ebony Davis/Gemini Dapoet is a poet, published author, business owner, motivational speaker, community activist, mentor, and local philanthropist affectionately known as “the voice for the voiceless”.
She discovered her poetic ability after losing her daughter and became a known public figure after the surge of violence that occurred in the city in 2010. It was then local radio station 103.7 The Beat began playing her infamous poem “What’s Going On” shortly after the death of TJ Thomas. Her passion lies in utilizing her gift and fearlessness to implement a change that will make our community better for the next generation.
She is a recipient of the 2013 and 2015 Beat Awards Best Local Entertainer & Best Spoken Word Artist, Great Poets across America Award Winning Poet, four time Tedx Speaker, and published author. She is also known as speaking up, on the behalf of the community, against racism and discrimination.
She strives to show the youth that your past does not determine your future and if you put God first there is nothing you cannot accomplish. She feels she is utilizing her gift as God has directed her to and goes by the motto, “If I can touch at least one than I’m doing my part.