Beyoncé presents Colin Kaepernick with SI’s Muhammad Ali Award

first_imgMOST READ Jo Koy: My brain always wants to think funny Kaepernick skipped the red carpet prior to the show and was not available for questions. The awards show will be broadcast Friday night on NBC Sports Network.Kaepernick also recently was honored by the ACLU of Southern California with the Eason Monroe Courageous Advocate Award and was named GQ magazine’s “Citizen of the Year” for his activism, which included pledging $1 million to “organizations working in oppressed communities.” NVGRELATED STORIES:Colin Kaepernick named GQ magazine’s citizen of the year200 NFL players protest in defiance of TrumpSports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next View comments Jake says relationship with Shaina ‘goes beyond physical attraction’ Steam emission over Taal’s main crater ‘steady’ for past 24 hours Coco’s house rules on ‘Probinsyano’ set LATEST STORIES It’s too early to present Duterte’s ‘legacy’ – Lacson Beyoncé was brought out as a surprise presenter by comedian Trevor Noah. She said she was “proud and humbled” to present the award.Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File“Colin took action with no fear of consequence or repercussion,” Beyoncé said. “Only hope to change the world for the better. To change perception, to change the way we treat each other. Especially people of color.”FEATURED STORIESSPORTSRedemption is sweet for Ginebra, Scottie ThompsonSPORTSMayweather beats Pacquiao, Canelo for ‘Fighter of the Decade’SPORTSBrian Heruela arrival bolsters Phoenix backcourt, defenseLast year’s Ali Award winner, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, called Kaepernick a “worthy recipient” during a video tribute.“He fully embraced the risk to his career in order to remind Americans of the systemic racism that was denying African Americans their opportunities to equal education, jobs, health and even their lives,” Abdul-Jabbar said. Kiss-and-tell matinee idol’s conquests: True stories or tall tales? Phivolcs records 2 ‘discrete weak ash explosions’ at Taal Volcano Colin Kaepernick attends the 2017 ACLU SoCal’s Bill of Rights Dinner at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel on Sunday, Dec. 3, 2017, in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)NEW YORK (AP) — Beyoncé presented Colin Kaepernick with Sports Illustrated’s Muhammad Ali Legacy Award on Tuesday night.Kaepernick promised that “with or without the NFL’s platform, I will continue to work for the people.”ADVERTISEMENT Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ‘a duplicitous move’ – Lacson Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award Kaepernick began kneeling during the national anthem last season to protest racial inequality and police brutality.AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, FileThe demonstration sparked a wave of protests by NFL players during the anthem that repeatedly has been denounced by President Donald Trump.Kaepernick parted ways with the San Francisco 49ers in March and hasn’t been signed by another team. He filed a grievance against the NFL in October alleging that he remains unsigned as a result of collusion by owners following his protests.He spoke Tuesday about continuing Ali’s legacy for fighting social injustice, saying the boxing great “mentored me without ever meeting me.”“The footprints he leaves are large,” Kaepernick said, “and his life is and has been a multi-textured tapestry that is rich in love, wisdom, life lessons and human kindness. I can only hope that I’m taking steps toward walking on the footsteps that he has left behind for the world to follow.”ADVERTISEMENT Margot Robbie talks about filming ‘Bombshell’s’ disturbing sexual harassment scene Serena ‘very likely’ to make comeback at Australian Openlast_img read more

VOLUNTEERS SPEND FOURTH DAY SEARCHING FOR MISSING PERSON

first_imgKillybegs Coast Guard at Rougey todayVOLUNTEERS have spent a fourth day searching the Rougey Walk area of Bundoran today after the discovery of personal belongings and clothing there on Thursday.The discovery was made on the scenic footpath popular with walkers.The personal belongings and clothing were found very close to the cliff edge around the Bundoran coast. The alarm was immediately raised and the 118 rescue chopper was deployed to help carry out an extensive search along the coast.Killybegs Coast Guard VOLUNTEERS SPEND FOURTH DAY SEARCHING FOR MISSING PERSON was last modified: February 23rd, 2014 by John2Share this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:bundoranClothesKillybegs Coast GuardRougeysearchwalkwaylast_img read more