16 Black Environmentalists You Should Know

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  • Nikki Silvestri
  • Denzel Thompson
  • Tanya Fields
  • Norris McDonald
  • Karen Washington
  • Kari Fulton
  • 042214 national enviornmentalist Omar Freilla
  • 042111 news national environment Lisa P Jackson
  • 042214 national enviornmentalist john francis
  • 042111 news national environment Van Jones
  • 042111 news national environment robert bullard
  • 042111 news national environment Majora Carter
  • 042111 news national environment warren washington
  • 042111 news national environment Will Allen
  • 042111 news national environment Shelton Johnson
  • 042214 national enviornmentalist dr beverly wright

Helping the Earth Get a Little Bit Greener

Earth Day addresses the climate crisis in major cities and towns across the globe. Keep reading to check out these African-American environmentalists who are doing their part to promote a greener planet. —Dominique Zonyeé (@DominiqueZonyee) (Photo: Courtesy Green for All)

Nikki Silvestri is the executive director of Green For All, a national green energy economy organization founded by former White House environmental adviser and activist Van Jones. Silvestri has more than a decade of experience working as an advocate for social and environmental equality for the impoverished.  

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