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.
22126 2 days ago Kenarie Valdez Bronx, NY Thank you for using your voice
22125 1 week ago sue genser MA
22124 3 weeks ago Ruvita Maharaj Richmond, CA
22123 4 weeks ago Dena Lenard Addison, TX
22122 4 weeks ago Ken Gale NYC, NY Democracy may be an imperfect system of government, but it's a lot better than what we have now.
22121 1 month ago Jerome Ratliff WAUKEGAN, IL
22120 1 month ago Inga Jaeger Iowa City, IA
22119 2 months ago jeff hopkins Lindenhurst, IL
22118 3 months ago Vanessa Jamison Marysville, WA
22117 3 months ago E Wheeler Greenfield, MA
22116 3 months ago E Wheeler Greenfield, MA
22115 4 months ago David Smith Denver, CO
22114 4 months ago Anonymous Austin, TX
22113 4 months ago Geon H Manchester, MI
22112 4 months ago Natalie Treleven Madison, WI
22111 4 months ago Daniel Alva Albuquerque, NM
22110 4 months ago Tammy Sanders Marshall, VA
22109 4 months ago jeff hopkins Lindenhurst, IL
22108 4 months ago Eric Ballenger IL
22107 4 months ago Fernando Castro Almada, ot
22106 5 months ago Jeff Hall Paw Paw, WV You've made clear you love America and want to see us do better. Cops' chronic killing of unarmed Black people is not better. Thank you for your courage.
22105 5 months ago Stella Holt Winston Salem, NC
22104 5 months ago Kate Pedatella Ridgewood, NY
22103 5 months ago Kristen Elliott Los Angeles, CA I support Colin for his brave stance for racial justice and his right to protest as well.
22102 5 months ago Tierra Rucker Flowery Branch, GA
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