STATEMENT FROM THE SHAKUR FAMILY AND THE ESTATE OF TUPAC SHAKUR REGARDING AFENI SHAKUR
We are deeply saddened by the untimely passing of Afeni Shakur.
Afeni embodied strength, resilience, wisdom, and love. She was a pioneer for social change and was committed to building a more peaceful world.
An outspoken and eloquent advocate for today’s youth, Afeni founded the Tupac Amaru Shakur Foundation to instill a sense of freedom of expression and education through the arts.
Afeni was a deeply devoted mother, grandmother and sister. Her spirit will forever inspire all of those who had the honor and privilege of knowing her.
With love and endless respect,
The Shakur Family and The Estate of Tupac Shakur
“You always was a black queen, mama…
There’s no way I can pay you back
but the plan is to show you that I understand
You are appreciated.”
Tupac Shakur, “Dear Mama”