Angela Bassett celebrates her Hollywood star with her twins Slater, left, and Bronwyn on March 20, 2008.
Rozonda ‘Chilli’ Thomas takes her son out for a night of basketball as the Atlanta Hawks take on the New York Knicks.
Halle Berry enjoys a day at the Los Angeles Zoo with daughter Nahla. The actress gave birth to her first baby in March of 2008 at age 41.
Nia Long shares the spotlight with her son Massai Zhivago Dorsey II at Discover Noblige, A Charitable Cultural Experience Honoring: Holly Robinson Peete, Hill Harper and Nia Long for their Philanthropic Achievements.
Monica’s first son Rodney “Lil Rock” Ramone III is ready for some fun.
Melanie Brown adds spice in her life with daughters Phoenix Chi, left, and Angel Iris.
Oscar nominee Taraji P. Henson and son Marcel make a stylish duo at the Africa Channel’s Night of Tribute Awards Show in Los Angeles.
Tichina Arnold gives baby girl Alijah Kai a lift at a benefit for pediatric AIDS sponsored by Disney in June 2008. “The Everybody Hates Chris” star says she looks forward to a bright future for her daughter.
“My daughter is definitely going to be in the arts and surpass anything I ever achieved,” she tells ESSENCE.com.
“Ugly Betty” star Vanessa Williams brings her children along at Entertainment Weekly’s 5th Annual 2007 Pre-Emmy Party in Hollywood.
Mashonda’s son Kaseem Jr. is fortunate to have a mother with such an amazing voice to sing to him. Here the little man escorts mom to the Women in Entertainment Empowerment Network’s Don’t Judge Me. Empower Me launch at the Hammerstein Ballroom in June 2008 in New York City.
Cheryl “Salt” James of Salt-N-Pepa lets her daughter Corine in on a great perk of fame, as the look-a-likes attend Chris Brown’s 18th birthday party held in New York City in May 2007.
LisaRaye McCoy-Misick spends quality time with 19-year-old daughter Kai.
“She’s my rock,” says the First Lady of Turks and Caicos.
Tisha Campbell-Martin found new meaning in life when she and husband Duane Martin welcomed their son, Xen.
Tionne “T-Boz” Watkins enjoys time with her princess, Chase.
New mommy Erykah Badu spends time with her family, including her son Seven, 10, left.
“I’m a real good mother and I make sure the fathers are active,” Badu, 37, told ESSENCE in April 2008. “We’re very cognizant of what’s going on with our children.”
Jada Pinkett Smith and hubby Will passed their stylish genes on to son Jaden and daughter Willow.