Dr. Mutulu Shakur, Tupac’s Stepfather, Dies at 72

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Shakur’s passing was announced on his official Instagram account, on July 7, 2023: ”Our beloved Mutulu joined the ancestors this morning at home with family. Please bless him on his path and we will share more soon. rest in power and love

After being diagnosed with life-threatening bone cancer yet denied compassionate release, his lawsuit against the US Parole Commission and the Bureau of Prisons for unjust denials was expedited ultimately granting him a new hearing with the Parole Commission court-ordered to follow their own guidelines. He was finally released on parole on December 16, 2022.

Born Jeral Wayne Williams on August 8th, 1950, he was a loving father and grandfather, revolutionary acupuncturist, human rights organizer and former political prisoner of war. Mutulu’s life was transformative to the many people he organized, healed, mentored and inspired. Dr. Mutulu Shakur taught us that “people struggle for liberation because they love [the] people.” He will always be remembered for his continued commitment to an independent and socialist New Afrika and for his battle cry, Straight Ahead!

Mutulu Shakur has six children named Sekyiwa, Mopreme, Nzingha, Chinua, and Ayize. Tupac was the stepson of Shakur.

2PacLegacy.net sends its condolences to Mutulu Shakur’s friends and family.

Dr. Mutulu Shakur died on Friday, July 7th, 2023.

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