Basketball

No, They Should Not Shut Up and Just Play Basketball: Athletes, Entertainers, Activists and the Quest for Social Change

The actions taken last week in protest of the police shooting of Jacob Blake by players of the National Basketball Association (and subsequently the Women’s National Basketball Association, National Hockey League, Major League Baseball, and the Women’s Tennis Association) are historic on many levels, yet they have also been seen before in another context and in another place in time. History can be a great teacher.

DBU Career Services

Center for Career and Professional Development Adapts its Services for DBU Patriots

Organizations have had to be adaptive and creative in these difficult times to continue providing their much needed services. It has been the distinct mission of DBU's Center for Career & Professional Development to help students find and fulfill God's calling for their life through, and the center continues to do so as they look towards the coming semester.

C.T. Vivian

The Reverend Cordy "C.T." Vivian: Civil Rights Activist, Pastor, Man of Moral Courage

At a time when our nation suffers from a dearth of leadership at the highest levels, C.T. Vivian's life demonstrates how one can leave a legacy of bettering the lives of others. He will be a man spoken well of, not just today or at political rallies or during election cycles, but for all of human history.

Prison Bars

My Thoughts on "Just Mercy"

Justice seemed like the right answer, the only answer, but inequality, oppression, and discrimination stood in its place.

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Honoring our Founding and Celebrating our Future

On July 4, we commemorate the announcement of a declaration to begin a new nation that, as Abraham Lincoln stated, would be conceived in liberty and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal. That ideal is amazing and should be rightly honored, but are we ready to celebrate it fully? Maybe not quite yet.

BridgeBuilders Resources on Ethnic Conciliation

BridgeBuilders Resources on Ethnic Conciliation

In moments of injustice, how do we respond? DBU Alumni recently addressed this question during a recent webinar hosted by BridgeBuilders. Their resources are helpful in informing an active pursuit of justice.

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A Message from DBU President Dr. Adam C. Wright

There has yet to be a time in my life where I have been filled with such sadness and grief of witnessing what seems to be unfolding all around me. DBU has always been a refuge for me, but as I have learned in recent days, the place that is a safe space for me, has at times been the opposite for others, especially our students of color. This grieves me.

I Have A Dream

What You Can Do: A Response to George Floyd and Racial Injustice

Recently, Pastor Dave Bruskas, who is a dear brother and close friend of mine, reached out to ask how I was doing in light of the events surrounding the senseless murder of George Floyd. After much prayer and reflection, I’ve arrived at few practical steps.

DBU Responds

DBU Responds with Blood Drive Campaign

In response to the diminishing blood supply nationwide, Student Government and the Center for Mentoring at Dallas Baptist University launched a campaign in order to help counter the effects of COVID-19 in healthcare.