5 Quotes by Afeni Shakur

Afeni Shakur was an American activist, businesswoman, and mother of rapper Tupac Shakur. She was a member of the Black Panther Party and played a key role in securing the release of the Panther 21, a group of activists who were falsely accused of conspiring to commit acts of terrorism. After Tupac's death, Afeni established the Tupac Amaru Shakur Foundation, which provides arts programs and educational opportunities for young people. She was also a successful businesswoman, owning a record label and managing Tupac's estate after his death. Afeni was a powerful advocate for social justice and a role model for many young people, and her contributions to the world continue to be celebrated and remembered. (Bio)

Afeni Shakur Quotes

Some people are uncomfortable with the disruption that change causes, but the disruption is necessary if anything is going to change. (Meaning)

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The only difference is now more young black men are in the spotlight.

You have to be willing to pay the price for what's right - and for what we do wrong. (Meaning)

― Afeni Shakur Quotes

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