Member of the first all-black team to climb Everest returns home

James Kagambi, the first Kenyan to climb Mount Everest and a member of the first group of blacks to reach the top, was welcomed to his native country on Monday, May 23. Video from journalist Halima Gikandi shows the 62-year-old man. at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in Nairobi on Monday. Gikandi said Kagambi received a “hero’s welcome.” Local media reported that Kagambi reached the top on May 12. He was the only non-American member of the team. Credit: Halima Gikandi via Storyful

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