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Afeni Shakur

Aside from birthing one of the greatest MCs of all time (Tupac), the always-eloquent Afeni Shakur is also a former Black Panther, a successful businesswoman and an active philanthropist. Rather than pocketing the money made from her son’s posthumous releases, Shakur used it to found Amaru Records and the Tupac Amaru Shakur Foundation.

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