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Afeni Shakur, Activist & Mother of Tupac Shakur, Dies at 69

HeadlineMay 04, 2016

And Afeni Shakur, a former Black Panther, activist and mother of late hip-hop artist Tupac Shakur, has died at the age of 69. Afeni Shakur’s activism was a source of inspiration for her son’s music. Tupac Shakur was killed in a still-unsolved drive-by shooting in Las Vegas in 1996. Afeni Shakur died in California Monday after suffering what was believed to be a heart attack.

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