• Ed Gaines

First All-Black American Team To Make It To The Top Of Mount Everest

The Full Circle Everest team has become the first all-Black American expedition to make it to the top of Mount Everest, the highest mountain in the world above sea level.

Team leader Phil Henderson postponed Instagram,

“I am deeply honored to report that seven members of the Full Circle Everest team reached the summit today (May 12),"While a few members, including myself, did not summit, all members of the climb and sherpa teams have safely returned to Base Camp where we will celebrate this historic moment!"

The team included Manoah Ainuu of Bozeman, Montana; Kenyan climber James Kagambi; Rosemary Saal of Seattle; Desmond "Dom" Mullins of New York City; Abby Dione of Fort Lauderdale, Florida; Eddie Taylor of Boulder, Colorado; and Thomas Moore of Denver.

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