Quote of the Day: Tupac Shakur on Women

The rapper speaks of women’s strength and explains why we must respect and honor them.

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Tupac Shakur

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You can find this lyric from the song “Keep Ya Head Up” (1993) in Bartlett’s Familiar Black Quotations. Listen to the song here.

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