Let’s Celebrate the Power of Tupac’s Poetry

Let’s Celebrate the Power of Tupac’s Poetry

If you didn’t know, Tupac Shakur was not just a rapper. He was a poet too, and a damn good one. He is known for having tackled contemporary social issues that plagued inner cities, and he will remain a cultural icon as a symbol of defiance and activism in opposition to inequality. His poems are not limited to these topics, however, as they explore the complexities of family and love. He was a student of the arts; he studied theater, literature, and music at the Baltimore School for the Arts. At school, he was absorbed in the works of William …