Texas Institute for the Preservation of History and Culture

  • 2 people riding white horses and holding flags.
    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
  • old house
    Excellence is to do a common thing in an uncommon way.
    - Booker T. Washington
  • community of family on what appears to be a farm.
    If you don't stand for something you will fall for anything.
    - Malcolm X (Al Hajj Malik al-Shabazz)
  • old building with columns in the front
    A fully functional multiracial society cannot be achieved without a sense of history and open, honest dialogue.
    - Cornel West
  • farm area
    We die. That may be the meaning of life. But we do language. That may be the measure of our lives.”
    - Toni Morrison
  • cotton workers at the edge of a cotton field.
    Men can starve from a lack of self-realization as much as they can from a lack of bread.
    - Richard Wright

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