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“Diversity is being invited to the party; inclusion is being asked to dance,” wrote Vernā Myers, Esq. in her book, "Moving Diversity Forward." Since 2016, we have worked hard to figure out how to open the dance floor and partner up — inclusion is necessary, albeit messy, work.

If academic institutions want to create successful, lifelong learners, we must deliberately include people with diverse backgrounds — in the many ways in which this is defined — throughout the curriculum. Only by building comfort with and joy of the diversity of our community will we enable our students to fully develop and their practice to give the most improved health care outcomes.

Life-saving patient care starts with an innovative and bold education for health care providers — but also an inclusive one. We are committed to rising to the challenge.

Below are a few resources for those looking for movies, music, shows, books, and podcast that have representation and show different perspectives. We also have additional anti-racism resources that you can also explore. These lists are by no means comprehensive, but we hope they'll allow individuals to begin to understand what inclusion might look like.

Self Care

Fitness Apps

  • Peloton (spin, running, weights, and yoga) has a 90-day free trial.
  • CycleCast (spin and running) has a 30-day free trial.
  • Down Dog App has free yoga for educators and healthcare provide
  • Nike Training Club (yoga, weights, bodyweight-only)

Violence Intervention & Prevention

Diversify your Playlists

NPR CodeSwitch Playlist

Songs that Code Switch guests say are getting them through our tumultuous moment.

Black Lives Matter Playlist

Songs of empowerment and pride.

Black, Queer, and Proud

Discover the multifaceted creativity of the black queer community.

Black Girl Magic

A curated playlist by famous Black individuals.

Beast Meets West

Celebrating our favorite Asian American/Pacific Islander artists.

Out Now

Listen to tracks that don't hold back from artists that are unlike any other.

Pride Classics

The revolutionaries, the allies, and the just plain fabulous: these flawless tracks are beyond perfect for Pride.

Orgullo Afro Latino

Black lives matter.

Latin Hit Mix

These hits were made to stay! Revive los éxitos latinos de los últimos messes aquí.

50 Latin Classics

Latin songs that changed the game.

This is Buffy Sainte-Marie

Buffy is an Indigenous Canadian-American singer-songwriter, musician, Oscar-winning composer, educator, and pacifist.

Native Voices: NAMA Live

A collection of folk anthems and singer-songwriter gems from NAMA winners.

Bollywood Top 50

Get on top of Bollywood's newest and all-time best hist songs.

Persian Essentials

The immortal essentials of the Iranic diaspora.

All the Aloha: Native Hawaii

From slack-key masters to songwriting royals, Native Hawaiians have been behind the isles' most memorable music.

This Is Superfly

All of the essentials from Japanese rock star Superful.

We wish to remember and honor those who inhabited this Commonwealth before the arrival of the Europeans. Briefly occupying these lands were the Osage, Wyndott tribe, and Miami peoples. The Adena and Hopewell peoples, who are recognized by the naming of the time period in which they resided here, were here more permanently. Some of their mounds remain in the Lexington area, including at UK’s Adena Park.

In more recent years, the Cherokee occupied southeast Kentucky, the Yuchi southwest Kentucky, the Chickasaw extreme western Kentucky and the Shawnee central Kentucky including what is now the city of Lexington. The Shawnee left when colonization pushed through the Appalachian Mountains. Lower Shawnee Town ceremonial grounds are still visible in Greenup County.

We honor the first inhabitants who were here, respect their culture, and acknowledge the presence of their descendants who are here today in all walks of life including fellow pharmacists and healthcare professionals.