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22 People who are shining examples that black don't crack

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It's very clear that there is something spell-binding about the skin we are in, because as we get older our skin just defies gravity and gets better with time. You know what I'm talking about if somehow your mother is mistaken to be your sister or if you still find yourself being carded when you're well above the drinking age. Let these photos serve as proof that melanin is magic.

1. I don't see a 61-year old in any of these photos. But apparently, there is.

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2. Have you ever seen 90 look THIS good?

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3. Lord have mercy.

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4. Not a crack, wrinkle, or flaw in sight...it's just...ugh.

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5. There is a mother in this photo??? (There is.)

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6. Maybe she's born with it, maybe it's melanin.

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7. Ciara could easily be a model. Her skin is beautiful and only getting better with time.

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8. Jenifer Lewis can do no wrong. From looks to poise and attitude, her black cracks for no one.

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9. How Sway?!

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10. Who. Is. The. Mother?!

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11. I'm supposed to believe someone in this photo is three years away from 50?

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12. Janet still looks like Penny from Good Times.

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13. I can only imagine the faces people make when she tells folks she's over 40.

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14. This is just unreal.

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15. She's how old??? They look like they could be siblings.

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16. You mean to tell me they didn't just swap outfits? There is a 26 year difference??

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17. Coconut oil is clearly the key to success. Look. At. Her. Skin.

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18. Does anyone know what Pharrell's skin care regimen is?

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19. Regina Hall has gotta be a vampire or something. She does not age.

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20. These four look like they could cast a "Girlfriends" reboot. Angela Bassett is 56, Tasha Smith, age 44, Brandy, 36, and Tisha Campbell-Martin, 47.

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21. Once accepted in the 2012 racial draft, Justin Timberlake's black don't crack privileges were instated.

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22. But, hold on to your black don't crack privileges cause when they're gone...they're gone.

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Photo: tumblr If you didn't know the magic of melanin before, let Florida Evans leave you with this wise message.
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