Obama shaking hands with black policeman at No 10 Downing Street

President Obama shaking hands with a black police man at No 10 Downing Street

President Obama shaking hands with a black policeman outside No 10 Downing Street. A moment that few of us ever expected to see, least of all I expect the the two people in the photograph! The look on the policeman’s face almost brought a tear to my face.

Thanks to Louise Baldock.


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International communications consultant and PR trainer specialising in online public affairs, digital corporate communications, online PR and social media; frequent national media commentator and conference speaker.
  • http://www.pickledpolitics.com Leon

    It is a great shot. Obama is a clever one like that, he did the same with black musician on the Jay Leno show.

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  • Kevin O'Hare

    Obama could teach many PRs a trick or two. It all comes so naturally to him; he always seems to knows the right thing to do. No doubt the policeman will become Obama's biggest fan. You said that the policeman's smile nearly brought a tear to your face. It won't be the last you will have see of it. I expect the picture to be copied and appear in a raft of PR campaigns in the near future.

  • http://elespejoyelreflejo.blogspot.com Melissa

    Well it's a shame that Obama missed that look… He's not even looking at the officer, he's shaking his hand as he'd open a door, you know what I mean? How could that be good?