Afeni Shakur

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WATCH: Danai Gurira Brings Afeni Shakur to Life in 'All Eyez on Me' Clips

“The Walking Dead” star portrays the Black Panther Party activist in an upcoming biopic on her son, Tupac.

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Words and Wisdom From Trailblazers Who Passed in 2016

The year 2016 took a range of artists, thinkers, leaders and activists of color from the world. Herewith, a tribute featuring their own words.

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Afeni Shakur Honored at Brooklyn Memorial Service

Black Panthers leaders joined Shakur’s family at the House of the Lord Church to honor the activist and mother of Tupac Shakur.

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Celebrate Tupac's Birthday With This 'All Eyez on Me' Trailer

The MC would have turned 45 today.

Black Panther Alumns Pay Tribute to 'Sister, Mentor, Comrade, Leader' Afeni Shakur

“Afeni had a deep and profound love for the community and a passion for the people that made her a dynamic organizer and dedicated activist. …[Her] organizing laid the seeds for a legacy we still bear witness to today.”

Afeni Shakur, Black Panther and Tupac's Mother, Dead at 69

The revolutionary was more than just the inspiration behind “Dear Mama.”

Tupac's Mom Sues for More than $1 Million in Royalties

The suit alleges that the defendants didn’t pay royalties for more than four years and refused to return the masters of unreleased recordings.