August 10, 2016 ricadmin

You Can’t Kill the Revolution: Davey D on Tupac’s Mother, Afeni Shakur

 

Author, Davey D. Cook, writes a beautiful tribute to Afeni Shakur – beloved mother of Tupac Shakur, a member of the Black Panther Party, a lifelong activist for her community, and a supporter of and inspiration to the Roses in Concrete Community School. The article is a lovely testament to Afeni’s relationship with her son, whose poem, “The Rose that Grew from Concrete” serves as the foundation for Roses in Concrete’s values and goals. The staff and students at RiC were lucky enough to meet Afeni in her later life when she paid a couple visits to the school.


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