Texas Institute for the Preservation of History and Culture Power doesn't have to show off. Power is confident, self-assuring, self-starting and self-stopping, self-warming and self-justifying. When you have it, you know it. - Ralph Ellison Excellence is to do a common thing in an uncommon way. - Booker T. Washington If you don't stand for something you will fall for anything. - Malcolm X (Al Hajj Malik al-Shabazz) A fully functional multiracial society cannot be achieved without a sense of history and open, honest dialogue. - Cornel West We die. That may be the meaning of life. But we do language. That may be the measure of our lives.” - Toni Morrison Men can starve from a lack of self-realization as much as they can from a lack of bread. - Richard Wright Newsletter Signup Name FirstLast Email Type of Newsletter NewsletterDVDPosterBrochure Was this information helpful? Provide Feedback or report broken links.