Actress Jurnee Smollett-Bell (L) and Actor Jussie Smollett attend the 49th NAACP Image Awards at Pasadena Civic Auditorium on January 15, 2018 in Pasadena, California. - 49th NAACP Image Awards - Red Carpet
One of the world's great adoptive moms was singer Josephine Baker. She adopted 12 children, which she called her Rainbow Tribe. She wanted to prove that "children of different ethnicities and religions could still be brothers.