Beyoncé And Colin Kaepernick Had Everyone In Awe Of Their Black Excellence And Beauty

"Black is beautiful."

Beyoncé presenting Colin Kaepernick with Sports Illustrated's Muhammad Ali Legacy Award last night was the epitome of Black excellence on so many levels.

And Queen Bey and the woke free-agent quarterback had everyone in awe of their Black excellence and beauty, with people letting them know just that with these heartfelt reactions.

  • Here's how Beyoncé presented Kaepernick with the SI Muhammad Ali Legacy Award

    What a beautiful moment.

  • The outpouring of love came swiftly

    All of this! 

  • And it's abundantly clear that ...


  • And when haters tried to dismiss the moment, people weren't having it at all

    Talk to 'em!

  • NBA Legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar wrote a whole piece explaining why Kaepernick is a hero that Ali would be proud of

    Great words.

  • Just like Beyoncé did, people saluted Kaepernick for the award and his contributions

    So proud, indeed.

  • And as much as people marveled over Kaepernick's award, they couldn't help themselves when it came to commenting about Beyoncé's beauty

    She looked gorgeous last night. She always does, though.

  • Perhaps this says it best ...

    What a memorable night. #BlackExcellence.

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