Black Celebrity Moms in 2011

Black Celebrity Moms in 2011
ESSENCE.COM Dec, 06, 2011

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Actress Essence Atkins and husband Jamie Mende welcomed their son Varro Blair Mendez on Christmas morning.

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Tia and hubby Cori Hardrict welcomed their first child, baby Cree Taylor Hardrict, on June 28th, 2011.

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“I love being a mom,” Tia recently told “It is definitely one of the most rewarding experiences in the world.”

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Mariah and hubby Nick Cannon welcomed twins Monroe and Moroccan Scott on April 30th, 2011.

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So far Mariah says motherhood is “eye-opening.” Congrats!

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Nia and her boyfriend Ime Udoka welcomed baby Kez Sunday on November 9th, 2011.

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We loved looking at Nia’s adorable baby bump all summer long.

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Mel and her hubby Stephen Belafonte welcomed daughter Madison on September 1ist, 2011.

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Laila and her husband Curtis welcomed her 2nd child, daughter Sydney J. Conway on April 4th, 2011.

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Laila says she loves everything about being a mom of two.

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L-Boogie welcomed her sixth child in July 2011.

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