Mother’s Day is almost here!
Throughout our lives, mothers have served as a symbol of love, nurturing, encouragement, and a swift hand if necessary. When it comes to displaying the multifaceted talents of Black mothers on the small screen, characters like Rainbow Johnson, Claire Huxtable, and even Vivian Banks, gave viewers a glimpse of the strength and sass of Black women holding down the fort.
In honor of all mothers, we’ve complied a list of our favorite sitcom moms, past and present. Hit the flip to see if your favorite made the cut.