Authors: yvonne Essence has named Green For All's CEO Phaedra Ellis-Lamkins one of the 25 most influential African-Americans of the year! In the company of the Obamas, Beyonce and Jay Z, Representative Barbara Lee, and LeBron James, Phaedra landed the title of Green Guru. The magazine noted Green For All's success in winning two key provisions that expand opportunity through the House of Representatives' climate and clean-energy bill. The Senate is currently crafting its own climate and energy legislation, and we are working to include our provisions there as well. Essence is the premiere lifestyle, fashion and beauty magazine for African-American women.