Obituaries

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Afeni Shakur, mother of rap legend Tupac Shakur, dies at 69

Afeni Shakur, mother of the late rap star Tupac Shakur, has died. She was 69 years old. The Marin County, California, Sheriff's Department confirmed her death on Twitter. No details were provided. Born Alice Faye Williams, Shakur changed her name as an adult when she became a political activist and joined the Black Panther movement....

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