Beyoncé Presents Former Quarterback Who Started Anthem Kneeling Protests With Sports Illustrated Award
"Colin took action with no fear of consequence or repercussion — only hope to change the world for the better, to change perception, to change the way we treated each other, especially people of color," Beyoncé said.
This Is What Football Fields Looked Like After Trump Said Any "Son Of A Bitch" Who Refuses To Stand For The National Anthem Should Be Fired
NFL players across the country took a knee in protest after President Trump said Friday that any "son of a bitch" who refuses to stand for the national anthem should be fired.
Trump Says NFL Owners Should Fire Any "Son Of A Bitch" Who Refuses To Stand For The National Anthem
Former 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick last year refused to stand during the national anthem, and a series of players have staged similar protests since then. Players, the NFL commissioner, and team owners have fired back at Trump's comments, calling them divisive.