She credits that largely to a Hindu immigrant single mom who adopted black culture and immersed her daughters in it.
I looked up dictionary and there are 2 meanings as a verb:
V-T When a sum of money is credited to an account, the bank adds that sum of money to the total in the account.
V-T If people credit someone with an achievement or if it is credited to them, people say or believe that they were responsible for it.
It didn't seem fit.