Beyoncé Presents Colin Kaepernick With Muhammad Ali Legacy Award
Fists in the air.
New York, NY – During the Sports Illustrated Sportsman of the Year at the ceremony on Tuesday (5 December), the former quarterback of the NFL/social activist Colin Kaepernick was presented with the Muhammad Ali Legacy Award. Beyonce, who has also faced backlash for taking a position against social and racial injustice, gave the honor to the unwary Kap. His appearance was a complete surprise.
The Lemonade singer spoke very well of Kap before presenting the athlete with the prize. She praised him for his "selfless heart" and "personal sacrifice", and he made it clear that despite the fact that the noise of the critics, which has always been respectful of those who serve the united States.
"Thank You, Colin Kaepernick. Thank you for your unselfish heart and your conviction," he said. "Thank you for your personal sacrifice. Colin went into action with no fear of consequence or repercussion, only the hope of changing the world for the better. To change the perception. To change the way in which we treat each other, especially people of color. We're still waiting for the world to catch up. It has been said that the racism is so American that when we protest racism, some assume we're protesting the united states".
Beyoncé makes a surprise appearance in the Sports Illustrated's "Person of the Year" presentation ceremony of @Kaepernick7 with the Muhammad Ali Legacy Award. pic.twitter.com/87y4exrtes
— BEYONCÉ LEGION (@Bey_Legion) December 6, 2017
At the time of accepting the Muhammad Ali Legacy Award, Kap, explained that despite his experience with the NFL, which "will continue to work for the people."
"I accept this award knowing that the legacy of Muhammad Ali is a champion of the people," he said. "And one who was known affectionately as" The People's Champion.' I accept this award not for myself but on behalf of the people. Because if it were not for my love for the people, I would not have protested. And if it were not for the