Success at its finest

Ethan Olsen and Nick Sanchez, Staff Writers

Although people of color are discriminated against, some of the most successful people are minorities that had to work through the hardships of being discriminated against. They continue to prove to society that no matter what race you are and no matter what people think of you, you always can come on top.

  1. Oprah Winfrey

Oprah Winfrey has built a media empire built on her emotional approach. She has an estimated net wealth of 2.8 billion. The only North American black billionaire.

  1. Usain Bolt

Record holder at 100m and 200m. Won gold at 100m, 200m and 100m relay in 2008, 2012 and 2016. The most successful Olympic sprinter of all time.

  1. Michael Jordan

He’s considered greatest basketball player of all time. Helped raise the profile of basketball worldwide.

  1. Christiano Ranaldo

is a  four time winner of FIFA player of the year. Also, he’s the most-paid soccer player with a salary of €21 million for Real Madrid.

  1. Martin Luther King. Jr.

A pivotal figure in the non-violent civil rights movement. His efforts to end segregation and bring about the integration of society were successful with the passing of civil rights legislation.