Conservative commentator and tv character Tomi Lahren expressed her disdain for pop celebrity Beyonce and quarterback Colin Kaepernick in a strident tweet Wednesday that learn “Police-hating Beyonce presents police and America-hating Kappy with a ‘legacy’ award. That is how far we have fallen. Wow.”
Lahren, a controversial Fox Information contributor and President Donald Trump advocate, was referring to a ceremony Tuesday (Dec. 5) when Beyonce introduced Sports activities Illustrated Journal’s Muhammad Ali Legacy Award to quarterback Colin Kaepernick.
Police-hating Beyonce presents police and America-hating Kappy with a “legacy” award. That is how far we have fallen. Wow. pic.twitter.com/KIe6IqEQey
— Tomi Lahren (@TomiLahren) December 6, 2017
In response to the Sports activities Illustrated web site. “The distinction will have fun people whose dedication to the beliefs of sportsmanship has spanned many years and whose profession in athletics has immediately or not directly impacted the world.”
Kaepernick (Kappy) originated the customized of kneeling in the course of the Nationwide Anthem to symbolically help the Black Lives Matter motion. His gesture has turn out to be a widespread technique of protesting African-American inequality.
Thanks very a lot to Sports activities Illustrated for the dignity of the Muhammad Ali Legacy Award. I’m humbled and honored to share this with the individuals.
[?] : @KarlFergusonJr pic.twitter.com/EtgoCXmu9l
— Colin Kaepernick (@Kaepernick7) December 6, 2017
Beyonce has additionally used her superstar to help professional-equality causes. Her 2016 “Formation” video begins with a scene by which she squatted atop a police automotive partially submerged in a New Orleans flood. In one other scene, an African-American baby dances defiantly in entrance of a police riot line. And one other scene consists of graffiti that reads “Cease Capturing Us.” These photographs have been broadly seen as Black Lives Matter symbols.