In this edition of GRIFF’s Prayer, GRIFF is struck with gratefulness for the old school moms out there, who worried about every little thing, so their children would stay presentable at any age, and grow up to be good men and women. He talks about the moms that greased up their kids before they got in the pool, made sure their kids didn’t have chapped lips or musk, or anything else displeasing!
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Happy Mother's Day: 12 Black TV Mamas We Wish Raised Us
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This Mother's Day, as we celebrate the matriarchs in our family who have raised us, loved us and nurtured us into adulthood in real-life, we wanted to pay a little homage to the television mothers as well.
While we would never trade in the real thing for the fictional ones, there are still many qualities women such as Black-ish's Rainbow Johnson, Pose's Blanca and Empire's Cookie possess that we could have used to guide us in our early years. Then, of course, there are the mamas of the past such as Claire Huxtable, Aunt Viv and Harriette Winslow who taught us so much along the way too.
So to honor that, here are 12 Black mamas from the small screen that we wish would have raised us too (Sorry Mama!):