A Woman We Love: Remembering Afeni Shakur In Photos


Afeni Shakur’s place in hip-hop history is just one of the things that she achieved during her 69 years on earth. The hip-hop community knows her for raising one of the most influential rappers of all time aka Tupac. That’s only a part of his story, though.

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However, her contributions in the fight for civil rights and the upliftment of African-American culture should also be noted. Afeni was there fighting with the Black Panthers when they rose to power in the 60s — and continued to push for positive change in the Black community until the time of her untimely death.

Click through the gallery ahead for some of our favorite snapchats of her.