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BREAKING: On Monday, President Obama will release the final version of America's Clean Power Plan—the biggest, most important step we've ever taken to combat climate change. Double tap if you agree: We can't condemn our kids and grandkids to a planet that's beyond fixing. It's time to #ActOnClimate
Every day, I'm so grateful to have grown up in the same family as my Uncle Mike. His unconditional support, his rigid moral code, and his love for people influenced me in more ways than I could possible say in an Instagram post. I'd encourage everyone out there to find your Uncle Mike. Ask for help
Accountability and consequences were two very important themes that my Uncle Mike stressed to me growing up. When I got a little older, he became a police officer, and would drive me around in his squad car to show me what life would look like if I got into trouble and chose the wrong path. These ca
When I was a little kid (or maybe just a kid, 'cause I was never little), my Uncle Mike worked at a sporting goods store in Newark. I spent a lot of my time there, stocking shelves and doing anything I could to earn enough money to buy my prized Dr. J sneakers. Uncle Mike and I both knew he could ha
Follow along as @SHAQ takes over today to talk about his mentor, Uncle Mike. #MyBrothersKeeper
Oh hey, guys. It's @Shaq. I'm taking over the White House Instagram today to talk about something close to my heart – the importance of mentorship. Nobody makes it on their own. Everybody needs someone to have their back. For me, that mentor is my Uncle Mike Parris. He is, without a doubt, the reaso
Historic day: made first visit by a US Ambassador to Cuba's UN mission in a half century.
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Check out some of our favorite moments from President Obama's trip to Kenya and Ethiopia →
Mic is sitting down with @POTUS to talk Iran, and we want you to be a part of it #POTUSMic:
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Weekend plans? Join me on @twitter this Saturday at 3pm ET, and I'll answer your Qs about my #YearInSpace so far.
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President Obama just became the first sitting U.S. President to visit Kenya and Ethiopia. Go behind the lens with @PeteSouza on the President's trip at
.@POTUS is the first U.S. President to visit Kenya & Ethiopia. Go behind the lens on his trip:
Climate change is one of the biggest threats we face. Share why you believe it's time to #ActOnClimate.
☼ electricity = ↑ 20x since @POTUS took office. See how we're expanding access to solar →
To act or not to act. That's the choice we face. Let's do right by our kids and #ActOnClimate:
Pick up a book and read it. Every kid deserves a lifetime of learning. #ReadWhereYouAre
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"To #MyBrothersKeeper, Uncle Mike." A must-read from @SHAQ on the importance of mentorship →
Reading opens kids' eyes to a world of imagination. Share a book you or your child is reading with #ReadWhereYouAre.
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It's a great day to #ReadWhereYouAre! Be a part of our day of action. Share your photos w us →
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Reading over the summer can help close the achievement gap – do your part & #ReadWhereYouAre! #MyBrothersKeeper
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"A nuclear Iran would likely prompt a nuclear arms race in the region." -- @SenJackReed #IranDeal
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President Obama just wrapped up his trip to Kenya and Ethiopia, so we thought we'd share a photo of the places he visited—from 1 million miles away. This image from @NASA's #DSCOVR satellite is a reminder of the shared challenge that all nations face in combatting climate change. #ActOnClimate
.@POTUS just wrapped up his Africa trip. Here's a reminder of the shared challenge all nations face to #ActOnClimate.

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