Tell Colin Kaepernick you support his brave stance for racial justice

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick did not stand for a playing of the national anthem. He explained: "I am not going to stand up to show pride in a flag for a country that oppresses black people and people of color. To me, this is bigger than football and it would be selfish on my part to look the other way."

Jon Schwarz, The Intercept: Colin Kaepernick Is Righter Than You Know: The National Anthem Is a Celebration of Slavery


As a result, Kaepernick has received an avalanche of criticism and racist abuse.

To express your support for this brave athlete, please add your name to this short statement which is backed by RootsAction and Color Of Change:

Colin Kaepernick: We support your right to protest in support of racial justice. Thank you.


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Number Date Name Location Please add comment.
23663 1 day ago karen mosley Newark, DE He took a knee for equality and was ostracized for freedom of expression. I have and will continue to support all that he does.
23662 1 month ago Anonymous caledonia, MI In my opinion people who are against this are not respectful towards other people.
23661 1 month ago Tacy White Woodbridge, VA
23660 1 month ago Anonymous Naples, FL colts or broncos may be looking for a new QB. Just saying...
23659 1 month ago Jaana Nurminen HELSINKI, ot
23658 6 months ago Javier Gonzalez Cypress, CA Wish you were in LA. Wish you all the best.
23657 7 months ago Renee Perez Hesperia , CA Colin is my quarterback and deserves every opportunity in the NFL like anyone does!!!
23656 8 months ago Javier Gonzalez Cypress, CA I support Kaps quest, and always have. The dude has a rifle arm, he runs he's got good height. The same people that were beating cops 1-6 @ Capitol with US flags are same hypocrites that scoff at Ka...
23655 9 months ago Keith Ross Oak Creek, WI I support Colin . His drive and passion are real . Time to play fair NFL, after all, what are you afraid of ? He's still as good if not better than most current players.
23654 9 months ago Kara Shaw Phoenix, AZ I support Colin Kaepernick
23653 10 months ago Christine McAvoy Oakland, CA Dear Colin,

I’m a 50 year old Caucasian woman (I refuse to be called “white” for MANY reasons). Although only appropriately 5% of my neighborhood was Black, I grew up in San Bruno ...
23652 10 months ago Fabian Ellis IRVING, TX Yo Nupe,

My name is Fabian Ellis and I am a game developer. I have developed a board game (Say My Name) that will be very beneficial in the never-ending racial struggle for equality...
23651 10 months ago Larry Glore Greensburg , IN I admire you so much for your bravery in protesting the injustice in America. You are a gentleman who should be honored by all.
23650 10 months ago Laura Cheesebro San Antonio, TX I wish you justice!
23649 11 months ago Lauren Roberts Cincinnati, OH I just started watching the Netflix series and I just googled - how do I support Colin? And this came up. So I really hope this is still a thing. I’m doing my own internal white people work but I ju...
23648 11 months ago Anonymous Cupertino, CA Thank goodness for your courage. You are a leader that I am proud to follow.
23647 11 months ago M Thomas Pittsburgh, PA Your courage and commitment to your heart’s belief in racial justice is inspiring, reassuring, and soul soothing in a world that seems to veer from right by making wrong popular. You don’t need th...
23646 12 months ago Mary Bullin Round Rock, TX I admire your fortitude and courage. Peaceful protest is our right as USA citizens. Racial injustice and inequity are realities and must not be tolerated.
23645 12 months ago Irma Correa Randolph, MA Thank you
23644 1 year ago Anonymous Minneapolis , MN Thank you, Mr. Kaepernick, for your loving and courageous heart! It takes great strength and bravery to do what you have accomplished in life! You know what drives your soul and your passion, will a...
23643 1 year ago Anonymous Orlando, FL Colin, I admire your courage of conviction. Your Netflix special says it all so well. While I'd love to see you play the sport that you love again, I hope that you will soon be on the big stage aga...
23642 1 year ago Elizabeth Heilman willis, TX You have my utmost respect. You need to find a direct way for conscientious objectors to help you and an organization
23641 1 year ago Anonymous San Francisco, CA Love you CK!
23640 1 year ago Anonymous Keswick, ON It’s time…justice is long overdue. The blindfold needs to be adjusted coz lady justice is clearly peeking. Michael Eric Dyson expressed it so wonderfully in the final moments of his interview with ...
23639 1 year ago Anonymous Las Vegas, NV
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