There’s one woman who has played mother to the almost every one of our favorite black actors. If you’ve seen classic films such as “What’s Love Got To Do With It?” then you know exactly who I am talking about! Jenifer Lewis is the 55-year-old, sassy vocalist with enough one-liners and neck rolls to fill a scribe. Today we mark her birthday with a collection of her greatest roles, maternal and plain real!
When She Revealed She Is Bi-Polar On Oprah
Memorable line: “Doing the work, is getting up and saying ‘Take your meds.”
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These Are What Beautiful Black Bodies Look Like...
1. Beautiful Black Bodies
Black women come in all shapes, builds and skin tones. We take pride in our curves, six packs and svelte silhouettes. Let's just say, we keep it fierce at all times! In celebrations of our gorgeous, scroll through this gallery of stunning Black celebs showing off their fabulous figures.