September 30, 2022
World

Dawn Wright becomes first Black person to dive to the deepest known spot on Earth

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Before July, only 26 people had dived to the bottom of Challenger Deep, the deepest known spot on Earth. Now, in a history-making expedition, oceanographer Dawn Wright joins their ranks, becoming the first Black person to accomplish the feat. Lee Cowan joined her for the momentous occasion.