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Barack Obama
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Michelle Obama 51m
What truly makes our country great is its diversity. I’ve seen that beauty in so many ways over the years. Whether we are born here or seek refuge here, there’s a place for us all. We must remember it’s not my America or your America. It’s our America.
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Barack Obama Jul 18
reminds us that when things feel dark, confusing, or impossible—take a look back at his writings. There, we see how a belief in the dignity of every person can be made real, an unwavering hope to steel us along our own long walks toward something better.
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Barack Obama Jul 17
I have a good feeling about these Chicago interns. Thanks for letting me spend yesterday afternoon with you—you’re going to go on to do incredible things and make many people proud. In fact, you already have.
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Barack Obama Jul 10
The is helping a new generation of leaders make their mark, and there’s an extraordinary group gathering this week for Obama Leaders: Africa. Their work will help unlock the incredible promise of the continent—and make the world better for all of us.
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Barack Obama Jul 10
Proud to rep America’s best team! Congrats and thanks for being such a strong inspiration for women and girls—and everybody—all across the country.
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Barack Obama Jul 7
Yes! Fourth star. Back to back. Congrats to the record breakers on the , an incredible team that’s always pushing themselves—and the rest of us—to be even better. Love this team.
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Michelle Obama Jul 7
Good luck to the ! You all are some of the most fearless, powerful, awe-inspiring athletes I’ve ever seen—and together, you’re nothing short of extraordinary.
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Barack Obama Jul 4
Happy Fourth of July, everybody! This is always a great day in the Obama family: a chance to celebrate America—and Malia’s birthday, too. Hope all of you are able to get some time with friends, family, and fireworks.
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Barack Obama Jul 3
I’m admittedly biased, but this article gibes with my experience about what all of us might take away from the “aloha spirit.”
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Barack Obama Jul 2
Congrats to the USWNT! A great performance from a great team—looking forward to Sunday.
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Barack Obama Jul 2
No one changes the world alone. That’s why the is connecting emerging leaders from South Africa to Singapore to the South Side of Chicago—so they can change the world together. Read my reflection on our second year:
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Barack Obama Jul 1
The most important job in our democracy is citizen. If you’re tired of politicians manipulating maps and ignoring the will of voters, I hope you’ll sign ’s Citizen Commitment today:
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Barack Obama Jun 28
50 years ago, history was written at the Stonewall Inn when New York's LGBT community stood up, spoke out, and started a movement. In 2016 I was proud to designate it as a national monument—a reminder the arc of our history is an arc of progress as long as we keep pushing for it.
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Barack Obama Jun 27
What a gift to come across this interview with Julia “Hurricane” Hawkins. I’m as grateful for her life advice as I am impressed by her 100-meter dash time.
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Barack Obama Jun 21
Now we’re talking! Congrats to Team USA for moving on, and thanks for continuing to make us all proud.
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Barack Obama Jun 19
Replying to @BarackObama
On Juneteenth, we celebrate our capacity to make real the promise of our founding, that thing inside each of us that says America is not yet finished, that compels all of us to fight for justice and equality until this country we love more closely aligns with our highest ideals.
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Barack Obama Jun 19
Outside the Oval Office, I kept a painting of a small crowd huddled around a pocketwatch, waiting for the moment the Emancipation Proclamation took effect. On Juneteenth, we celebrate the anniversary of that news - freedom - reaching slaves in Texas. And something more:
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Barack Obama Jun 18
This is worth a read: a thought-provoking reminder that education reform isn’t a cure-all. As a supporter of education reform, I agree that fixing educational inequality requires doing more to address the broader, systemic sources of economic inequality.
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Barack Obama Jun 16
Yes we can, Greta. I’m hopeful because of you and all the young people who are fighting to protect the planet. Keep at it.
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Barack Obama Jun 16
Happy Father’s Day to Charles, one of our Fellows, and all the dads at Fathers’ Uplift. Today, we’re celebrating fathers like these who provide a powerful example—not only for their kids, but for the rest of us, too.
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