12 Moms (And Grandmas) Who Prove That Black Don’t Crack

Scientific studies have proven that the old adage “black don’t crack” isn’t an expression but reality.

A scientific study has proved that Melanin really can slow the aging process for women with darker skin by up to ten years. This makes the adage “black don’t crack” a reality but not an expression. These twelve women have been aging gracefully and fabulously, and embracing the wisdom and beauty with getting older only because they are black skinned.

We honor these Hollywood black mothers and grandmothers ahead of the Mother’s Day for proving strength, beauty and grace of black mothers worldwide. Black people are the best Americans who can teach you how to get the life! Here are 12 beautiful black women who can prove that there’s nothing that could crack black people!

Angela Bassett, a mother of two, who is 57 years says, “Our culture is very youth-driven, but I think there is absolutely value and wisdom with experience. Youth is delightful, but experience is also. Your cute years will diminish, but have some wisdom left, some grace, some charm.”

Regina King, 45, is a mother of one and she says, “I have learned that there is beauty in always learning. There is freedom in admitting when you’re wrong. I hope that I’ll continue learning until the day I die, and that when I take my last breath, a lesson was learned right before it.”

The 48-year-old Lisa Bonet is a mother of 3, yet she rocks. “[My age number] itself feels irrelevant to me. I look in the mirror and I see in this face all the life that has occurred,” Bonet says.

Grace Jones, 67, is a mother of one reveals her secret; [On plastic surgery] “Absolutely not. I would not cut myself. No. No. My mom is 80 and doesn’t have a line.”

Tina Lawson is a mother of two and a 62-year-ols black diva. “I’m proud to be [62] years old and to not be putting limitations on my lifestyle. We can still be sexy and vibrant, fashionable, classy and fly until the day we die,” Lawson says.

A 45-year-old Taraji P. Henson, a mother of one, says she washes her face every morning and drinks a lot of water to stay hydrated.

Diahann Carroll, 80, and a mother of one says the business of aging requires a great deal of thought, patience and information.

Lynn Whitfield who is 62 and a mother of one says, “Exfoliate. You get rid of the crud on the inside and you’ve got to clean it out. You’ve got to lighten it up. You have to. It makes life so much better if you get rid of all of the dead stuff. Same thing with skin. Same thing with bad memories.”

According to the 76-year-old Tina Turner, who is also a mother of two, “she found happiness for herself, and thinks it’s because she desires nothing.” “ It’s a journey. You’re born, you go through the journey, and then you leave the journey. How you manage the journey is very important. I stayed on track. I stayed on course. My wish was to arrive here where I am today in this frame of mind and this physique and this healthiness,” she says.

Iman, 60, and a mother of two also says, “Cleansing, toning and moisturizing are the basic essentials to maintain healthy skin. The skin you take care of in your teens and 20s is the skin you will inherit in your 30s, 40s and beyond.”

Phylicia Rashad is a mother of two and 67. Rashad says “Everything you do, every thought you have, every word you say creates a memory that you will hold in your body. It’s imprinted on you and affects you in subtle ways — ways you are not always aware of. With that in mind, be very conscious and selective. What’s in front of you is a whole world of experiences beyond your imagination. Put yourself, and your growth and development, first.”

Jada Pinkett Smith, 44, and a mother of two says, “As a young woman you’re thinking that everything you are on the outside — what your hair looks like, what shoes you’re wearing, how much flesh you’re showing — that’s the thing you believe makes you attractive. But as you get older, as a woman, it’s like, your wisdom is what makes you attractive.”

Black moms are the best on Earth! The point is, no matter how many hardships a black woman faces in her life, she still wins. Black women have been victims of situation in America, especially at the hands of police officers, but they do not crack.

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