Ever since NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick took a knee on the field during the national anthem to protest police brutality against people of color, conservatives from Trump on down have sought to make his life a living hell.
But Kaepernick continues to advocate for what is right – and those on the side of justice honor him for it. In an unexpected twist, Beyoncé presented the award to him.
Beyonce is making a surprise appearance to present Colin Kaepernick with the SI Muhammad Ali Legacy Award. “Only hope to change the world for the better. To change perception, to change the way we treat each other. Especially people of color who are still waiting for the world to catch up.”
“Thank you, Colin Kaepernick. Thank you for your selfless heart and your conviction. Thank you for your personal sacrifice,” she added. Like Kaepernick, she is continually expected to be “ Join The Conversation