Scientific studies have proven that the old adage "black don't crack" isn't just an expression. Melanin really can slow the aging process for many women with darker skin by up to ten years.
But "black don't crack" shouldn't only be about looking younger than your actual age. It's about aging gracefully and fabulously, all while embracing the wisdom and beauty that comes with getting older. In honor of Mother's Day, below are twelve stunning black moms (and grandmoms) in Hollywood who not only look amazing, but epitomize the strength, beauty and grace of black mom's everywhere. Slay!