Episode 40

Published on:

27th Sep 2023

Dear Mama: The Saga of Afeni and Tupac Shakur (Part 3)

Content warning:  There are two very brief references about suicide in this episode, at about 14 minutes and 23 minutes. Please take care as you listen. In the United States, help is available if you call or text 988. For more information, visit 988lifeline.org.

He was a kid from the Bay Area with a difficult relationship with his mother. And while most kids could relate to that kind of situation, only one kid was the multitalented and charismatic son of Afeni Shakur, a controversial leader in the Black Panther Party. Episode 3 of the documentary series “Dear Mama: The Saga of Afeni and Tupac Shakur” explores the legal troubles of both mother and son. 

We'll answer the question: Was justice served for Afeni or Tupac Shakur?

Dear Mama on IMDb

Where to Watch: Dear Mama on FX/Hulu

The all-star performance from final episode of the original Arsenio Hall Show (YouTube)

Allen Hughes on who killed Tupac (HipHopDX)


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