|Mother of Murdered Hip Hop Icon Afeni Shakur Brings HEAT|
|Written by Davey D ID4303|
|Monday, 14 April 2008 03:45|
Many people forget that hip hop icon 2Pac's (Tupac Shakur) mother Afeni Shakur was a Black Panther who was really ''bout it ''bout it back in the days. She was pregnant with 2Pac when she went on trial as part of the infamous NY Panther 21.
This sista has always put in work for the community, and while she did have some momentary setbacks which were described by 2Pac (Tupac) in some of his songs, after his death Afeni has emerged stronger then ever. She is still a freedom fighter.
The other week Afeni Shakur came to Memphis, Tennessee for the Dream Reborn Conference and delivered a blistering speech about the direction Hip Hop and Hip Hop activists must take going into the 21st century. She was quite clear about us owning land, starting our own businesses and being spiritually grounded. Her speech drew a rousing standing ovation. 2Pac's mom is no joke.
Check out what she has to say below:
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