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Rapper Tupac’s mom, activist Afeni Shakur, died Monday at her home in Sausalito, Calif. She was 69 years old.

Remembering Afeni Shakur, Mother of Rapper Tupac, Dead at 69

Rapper Tupac’s mom, activist Afeni Shakur, died Monday at her home in Sausalito, Calif. She was 69 years old.

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