The History Makers: Success: The History Makers: Success is the first installment to the documentary series that focuses on the achievement of success in the face of adversity. This unique collection features interviews with Terry McMillan, Isaac Hayes, Horace Julian Bond, Ossie Davis and a host of many other influential African-Americans who have contributed to society and history. Through a series of real life stories and experiences, this documentary chronicles the long road to success that many well-known and unsung African American history-makers have had. This documentary uses the exploration of the struggle behind the success to serve as both words of wisdom and motivation. Ultimately, these inspirational stories emphasize the importance of education, risk taking, hard work, and perseverance in overcoming racial barriers to achieve success against all odds.