The controversial Nike commercial featuring former NFL quarterback won a Creative Arts Emmy for on Sunday.
The ad, which infuriated President pays homage to those who “dream crazy,” in an extension of the brand’s admonition to “just do it.” It also features tennis ace Serena Williams, hoop star LeBron James and many other athletes who have overcome serious challenges.
The commercial was narrated by Kaepernick, who in 2016 helped to launch a movement to before NFL games to protest racial inequality and police brutality.
“Believe in something,” Kaepernick said in the ad. “Even if it means sacrificing everything.”
Trump the same day Kaepernick and Nike a year ago. The president insisted that the footwear