Barbara Hillary 87-year-old from New York has become
the first African American woman on record to
reach both the North Pole and the South Pole.


Barbara Hillary one Of the featured explorers

About Explorers *Includes an inspirational foreword by Barbara Hillary, the first African American woman to reach both the North and South poles* Meet famous explorers…
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87-Year-Old Polar Explorer’s New Adventure

Barbara Hillary is no ordinary 87-year-old woman. In 2007, at the age of 75, the retired nurse from Harlem and two-time cancer survivor…
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Meet the first black woman

Jun 12, 2018
It goes without saying that trekking to the top of the world is not for the faint of heart. The bitter temperatures, wild wind storms and gaping crevices in the ice make it a perilous.