Photos of US President Barack Obama playing with little kids have been circling on social media after activists called for Obama fans to post feel-good pics to celebrate Black History month.
Activist and entrepreneur Michael Skolnik noted that a recent photo of Obama with a young onlooker illustrated how inspirational the US President has been to young black children.
Image 1 of 8 Jan. 22, 2015 "While we were in Lawrence, Kan., we stopped at the Community Children's Center–one of the nation's oldest Head Start providers. The Pre Image 2 of 8 July 17, 2015 "The President greets nine-month-old Josephine Gronniger, whose father, Tim Gronniger, brought his family by the Oval Office for a famil Image 3 of 8 August 27, 2015 "Nice pajamas. The President greets residents in the Tremé neighborhood of New Orleans. The area experienced significant flooding duri Image 4 of 8 Sept. 21, 2015 "The President exchanges a wave with Alya Dorelien Bitar, one-year-old daughter of Maher Bitar, the outgoing National Security Council Image 5 of 8 Dec. 4, 2015 "The President acquiesced to a selfie with 11-year-old Jacob Haynes and four-year-old James Haynes after taking a family photograph with Image 6 of 8 President Barack Obama holds the daughter of former staff member Darienne Page Rakestraw in the Cross Hall of the White House, April 3, 2015. (Officia Image 7 of 8 President Barack Obama holds a baby during a U.S. Embassy meet and greet in Kingston, Jamaica, April 8, 2015. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souz Image 8 of 8 President Barack Obama talks with a young boy about his missing tooth, following a roundtable on consumer protection issues at Lawson State Community
He then called for others to post their favourite photos of the President with little kids on Twitter using the hashtag #ObamaAndKids.
Have a look at some of the best #ObamaAndKids photos, from the touching to the historic.