First all-Black American team set to make history with Mount Everest climb

Chicago's Afternoon News

This photograph taken on May 31, 2021 shows mountaineers climbing the Hillary Step during their ascend of the South face to summit Mount Everest (8,848.86-metre), in Nepal. (Photo by Lakpa SHERPA / AFP) (Photo by LAKPA SHERPA/AFP via Getty Images)

Thomas Moore who is part of the first ever all-Black team, Full Circle Everest Expedition, joins Jon Hansen (filling-in for Steve Bertrand) on Chicago’s Afternoon News to explain how his team plans to lead the first-ever all-Black American expedition to the top of Mount Everest.

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