Green and Black: Eco-Friendly Celebrities

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  • Halle Berry
  • Morgan Freeman
  • Mario Van Peebles
  • Will.I.Am
  • Aisha Tyler
  • Don Cheadle
  • Drake
  • Kerry Washington
  • Wyclef Jean
  • Erykah Badu
  • Russell Simmons
  • Common
  • Oprah Winfrey

Mario Van Peebles

The cult star believes environmentalism shouldn't just be a rich people problem. "The people who tend to get hit first and worst are often African-American, Hispanic and lower-income white folks," he explains to the Washington Post. "Those people tend to think, 'I'm just trying to get my kid to school; I can't think about being green.' Unfortunately, that's not still an option. We're all in it together."

 (Photo: Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images for NAACP Image Awards)