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    Yusef Shakur

    Activist; Entrepreneur; Organizer

    Yusef Bunchy Shakur is an author, father, youth mentor, inspirational speaker, community organizer and bookstore owner. His innate ability to overcome the odds of growing up in a fatherless home with an abusive and alcoholic mother are extraordinary. This lifestyle ultimately led to his co-founding a notorious street gang that contributed to his imprisonment at just 19 years old for a crime he did not commit. After serving 9 years in prison, Shakur became instrumental in making significant contributions to the betterment of his community of Detroit.

    Past Events

    Monday, Oct 14 2013

    12 PM

    This summer, a grassroots movement called Living Rooms Across America visited some of America’s most dangerous cities, where they gathered intimate... read more
    1 hour | Conversation | Morningstar

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