Afeni Shakur, activist and beloved mother of the late Tupac Shakur has died. She was 69 years old. The Marin County Sheriff's Office in northern California confirmed her death early Tuesday. Sources say that Afeni died of a heart attack.
Besides being a prominent American music business woman, philanthropiist and a political activist, Afeni was a Black Panther..... a revolutionary black nationalist and socialist organization active in the USA from 1966 until the 1982, to fight against police brutality. She acted as her own criminal defensee attorney after being accused of taking part in numerous bombings as a member of the Panthers.
Afeni also founded the Tupac Amaru Shakur Foundation in Georgia one year after the rapper's tragic death thanks to the money made from his posthumous albums.