Baltimore Ravens Honored Michael K. Williams by Blasting Omar’s ‘Wire’ Whistle Inside Stadium

Baltimore Ravens Honored Michael K. Williams by Blasting Omar’s ‘Wire’ Whistle Inside Stadium
The best tribute to Michael K. Williams on Emmys night arrived courtesy of the Baltimore Ravens, not the Television Academy. While the Emmys snubbed Williams for his work on “Lovecraft Country” in the Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series category (the prize went to Tobias Menzies from “The Crown” instead), the NFL team honored the late actor by blasting Omar Little’s trademark “Farmer in the Dell” whistle into M&t Bank Stadium (see video below). Williams starred as Omar on all five seasons of HBO’s “The Wire.” The series is set in Baltimore. Omar’s whistle was blasted during the Ravens’ home opener, the first home game in Baltimore since Williams’ passing.

While Williams lost out on the Emmy, he did get a brief tribute from Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series category presenter Kerry Washington. The actress choked up while referring to Williams in past
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