After the disastrous acts of violence committed that took place over the course of the week, Instagram dished as an store for parties to celebrate the power of togetherness.
In addition to moving salutes for Alton Sterling, Philando Castile and the victims of the Dallas Police shooting, a knot of our favorite fames had reunions and spread the love.
Friends like Taylor Swift and her crew and teammates like Ryan Lochte and Michael Phelps reconnected, a former Bachelor ace accepted a new addition to the family and President Obama shared a stroking tribute to an inspirational survivor who recently passed away.
Here are eleven Instagram highlightings from the past week that really reverberated with us:
1. Dallas Police Shooting
Five police officer were killed and seven others were injured after a killing has just taken place during a rally of police brutality in Dallas, Texas late Thursday.
The White House posted a photo to Instagram of President Obama addressing the tragedies and offering his condolences while in Warsaw, Poland.
The post is captioned, “I speak for every single American when I say that we are scared over these events, and that we stand united with the peoples of the territories and the police district in Dallas…Let’s be clear: There is no possible reasons for this type of criticizes or any cases of violence against law enforcement.
To hear President Obama’s full statement on the attack on law enforcement, stay www.whitehouse.gov.
On July 4, NASA announced that their Juno spacecraft would lastly be arriving in orbit around Jupiter.
After five years of traveling through seat to reach its destination, Juno attained history as the first spacecraft to orbit the spars of Jupiter since the end of the Galileo mission in 2003. NASA posted several photographs and videos to Instagram that gave us a glimpse of countries around the world from the spacecraft.
The probe will take the highest-resolution epitomes of the plane to time, and perhaps facilitate discover new moons in path which is a huge accomplishment for the technical world.
Way to go, NASA.
3. Ryan Lochte and Michael Phelps
Since Phelps ended his retirement back in April of 2014, the swimmer has been training for the 2016 Rio Olympics and after the 2016 U.S. Olympic visitations, he announced he would be going to Rio to participate in his fifth and final Olympic Games.
Lochte posted photos of the two teammates from the 04, 08, 12 Olympics, along with the 16 trials, captioned, Last darknes was the last hour @m_phelps00 and I competed against one another on U.S. clay! It’s been an astounding tour thus far swimming with and against you, but our pilgrimage isn’t over hitherto! #roadtorio #usa #04 #08 #12 #16
We cant wait to see what the Rio Games have in store for these two athletes.
4. Taylor Swift
This Fourth of July confirmed that Taylor Swift is the intrepid leader of the squad that continues on growing.
Last weekend, Swift hosted her exclusive annual Fourth of July bash in Rhode Island, with numerous die-hard force members and various fresh new faces like Taylors new beau, Tom Hiddleston.
The fact that some BFFs like Selena Gomez( gasp) were not in attendance did not stop TSwift and Co. from documenting their festivals and opening all of Instagram some major FOMO.
5. Amber Tamblyn and America Ferrera
A mini Sisterhood of the Traveling Pant reunion took place on Monday, and it was just as prodigiou as wed hoped.
The Instagram video, captioned, Drawing America Great Again features the two BFFs goofing around by the puddle, lip syncing to Beyoncs Formation and waving an American pennant.
6. John Stamos
One of our favorite( fictional) duets has graced Instagram with a stunning Snapchat photo.
Full House favorites, John Stamos, who played the languorous Uncle Jesse, and Lori Loughlin, who played Aunt Becky, took a selfie while on the Fuller House s tage boasting the beloved Flower Crown Snapchat filter…have mercy.
If this is what Snapchat signifies where reference is says they are attracting an older demographic, then were totally okay with that.
Look out Jay Z and Beyonc, theres another flawless J+ B in township.
7. Sean Lowe
Chris Harrison must be thrilled because a new little addition to Bachelor Nation has arrived.
The star of Season 17 s The Bachelor , Sean Lowe, and spouse Catherine Giudici Lowe welcomed their first child, Samuel Thomas on July 2.
Since the couple learned they were expecting, they have not been shy to social media both tweeted from the hospital pre-delivery and posted celebratory “welcome to the world Instagram posts.
Sean shared this precious photo of himself cradling his newborn son on Instagram, with the caption, My boy and me.
Looks as though he and Catherine are cherishing life as parents.
8. Elie Wiesel
Last Saturday, it was announced that Nobel laureate and Holocaust survivor Elie Wiesel had passed away.
The 87 year old-time, known for sharing the story of his teenage years at Auschwitz in the memoir Night , had a significant impact in the world.
President Obama shared a touching Instagram post about his run, announcing him one of the great moral tones of our time. Obama shared that he and Michelle would be joining parties across the United States, Israel and around the globe in mourning.
Obama ended his honour with a strong testimony of the significance of enjoy, empathy and compassion, advocating us all to live a little more like Elie.
9. Kaley Cuoco
The picture featured her three puppies in patriotic apparel, but appeared to show one of her pups laying on top of the American flag.
Fans on Instagram inaugurated negatively commenting on the post, explaining that Cuoco was disrespecting the flag.
The actress has since removed the original photo and shared this image of a heart-shaped American flag along with a formal justification. Cuoco expressed that she has the utmost respect for America and made a mistake.
She even expressed a little bit on the pressures of being in the public eye, sharing, Every mistake and every imperfection is amplified. I am not perfect. I am a proud American, today, tomorrow, always.
10. Lady Gaga
Grammy Award-winning singer, Lady Gaga has a new accomplishment to celebrate.
The 30 -year-old artist brought a much-needed outburst of life to the DMV after eventually receiving her drivers license.
Gaga, who has been driving with her learner’s license and an adult present for years, was so proud of herself for ultimately going that glorious patch of plastic that she decided to celebrate with several entertaining( and exceedingly relatable) Instagram pictures.
This amazing picture of the vocalist alone in her classroom at the DMV was followed by one of herself on her knees outside of a vehicle, so thankful to have overtaken the test.
Congrats, Lady Gaga, and happy driving!
11. Daisy Ridley
Ridley, who is well-known in the Instagram world for sharing peeks of her intense exercisings, decided not to let her role as Rey stop her from sharing a video of herself on her exercising grind.
To embraced her secretive Star Wars hairstyle and shield us from spoilers, Ridley decided to wrap her brain in a pillowcase.
She captioned the video of herself works out in her unique headwear, Ran to the gym between different put in so was wearing a pillowcase on my heading to keep my Rey hairstyle from Instagram’s gaze.
A+ for impressive dedication and form, Daisy.
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