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.
23420 4 days ago Mike Prescott Mystic, CT As your name sake is so ar you colon cancer.... Boom !
23419 2 weeks ago Anonymous Holbrook, NY I stand by and support by why don't you extend to every community...you have have done Mia better...
23418 2 weeks ago Rachael McCabe ot
23417 2 weeks ago Niki Graham Madison, WI You rock!!
23416 3 weeks ago Anonymous Dillon, MT I support you. You are the embodiment of a patriotic American. I am very disturbed and upset by the comments I have read below. I can't even fathom what you are going through.
23415 3 weeks ago Joseph Johnson Your Jew ma na, AZ Your the biggest enemy of American values. You people are the biggest pieces of shit on earth. If I had it my way you'd still be sucking dick for $ 10.00 a pop, like your Mother.
23414 3 weeks ago Marjorie Esajas Miami , FL Hi

I wish you can contact me with Colin. I am a sport pedagoog in the soccer in the Netherlands. Racial abuse happens so often in sports nobody seems to care. Can you help to do somethi...
23413 3 weeks ago Lisa DeLille Bolton Nashville, TN I do support his right to Free Speech and his strong advocacy for fairness and rightness in this country. I have another thought as well:



Dear Mr. K

I am writing as some
Please read this article which is off the topic of sports, but on the topic of No Cheating:

https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2020/jan/31/republicans-impeachment-trump-richard-wolffe

As I understand recent events, our President threatened to take away financial support (extortion) and offered a meeting in the Oval Office (bribery) to the Ukranian leader on the condition that he would dig up dirt on one of Trumps political opponents in order to give himself an edge in the 2020 Presidential Eleciton (cheating.)

My son has played sports since he was a little kid: soccer, wrestling, football, church basketball, olympic style weightlifting and his primary sport Lacrosse. As a non-sporty type of person who does noncompetitive hikes and yoga, I have enjoyed and admired all of my son\'s excellent coaches. It has been a pleasure to know my son\'s coaches in schools, travel teams, church league and summer leagues of all kinds. They have all been wonderful, principled, inspiring, tough-but-fair, male paragons of masculine excellence and virtue, strong mentors, proponents of that dynamic male energy that boys love and need in their lives. They have been fine men and leaders for my beloved son and his peers, and I appreciate coaches and their teams so very, very much. And I trust them.

The came cannot be said at this time, unfortunately, about current "leadership" in our national government. Regardless of how your feel about Trump or politics, he has chosen to cheat to win, and the Republican Senators -- with two exceptions -- have chosen to say that it is OK to cheat to win.

I cannot imagine a worse message for todays youth. I would be interested to see athletes and coaches and the world of professional sports unite against cheating, wherever it occurs. Including off the field. I don\'t know how to make this happen, and I would appreciate your organization\'s thoughts.

Athletes have a lot of power and have always been strong advocates for winning fairly: the American way.

Thoughts?

Kindest regards,
Lisa DeLille Bolton
Nashville TN
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23412 3 weeks ago Odell Robinson Laurel, MD Thank You for being a voice for the voiceless for being a light in these dark times. We HONOR YOUR SACRIFICE! FOREVER #7
23411 4 weeks ago Anonymous Bozeman, AZ Thank you,
I love you,
I’m so sorry you even have to stand, that these issues are so real and so horrific. I hope we can work together to make things better. Always praying for you, always...
23410 4 weeks ago Anonymous Minneapolis, MN Thank you for speaking truth to power. So Kap, son God Bless You! I have two grandsons that have to exist in this racist country but when they see you speaking out about racial injustice, police b...
23409 1 month ago Sallye Nail Tulsa, OK I despise this idiot! He does not deserve to live in this country or make millions in this country. He is pathetic.
23408 1 month ago MELANIE JOHNSON CINCINNATI, OH https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9GhV2ZMEEsI
23407 1 month ago Bilal Abdullah Oakland , CA BADL MY BROTHER!
23406 1 month ago Anonymous Volcano, HI Dear Colin Kaepernick, you in fact are exactly what you claim to stand against. You are a racial bigot, and a prime example of what not to be. You are a waste of talent, because you simply cannot ...
23405 1 month ago Doug Walters West Chester, PA I have a poem I’d very much like to give to Mr Kaepernick. Is there any way I could contact him and send it to him?
23404 1 month ago Anders Erden Nashua, NH You Looser piece of frigg. Take your scum sucking brain ( what one that is in the new millennium any way ) and go frigg yourself. huseine Obama is gone asswipe. ya'd better just stay in...
23403 1 month ago Robert Tisei CLOVER, SC My comment you FUCKING NIGGER SUPPORT THIS COUNTRY OR GET THE FUCK OUT YOU USELESS ( SONOF A BITCH) YOU DIDNT MIND TAKING MILLIONS FROM ALL RACES IF ANYONE IN THIS COUNTRY NEEDS A GOOD ASS ...
23402 1 month ago Shonna Asante Shannon, NC WE DONT HAVE ENOUGH STRONG MINDED MEN LIKE YOU! YOU TRULY STAND UP FOR WHAT YOU BELIEVE IN AND I LOVE IT!! YOU MAKE ME BETTER
23401 1 month ago Giosys Giosystem San Jose, CA You dumb ass fucking Nigger! Get the fuck out of our country with your bullshit. Time to go back to Africa you fucking Monkey.
23400 1 month ago Anonymous Boulder Junction, WI I have a real problem with your anti US speach. The simple fact is, if you don't like, MOVE. There are many places to go. Get the hell out and quit dividing the country.
23399 1 month ago Monica Marine Mom Oakley , CA You GOT Your 1st Lady for 8 damn YEARS, you selfish little bch. We Get Our*s now, you POS UNREAL !!!
23398 1 month ago John Coon Chicago, IL Baboooooooon
23397 1 month ago Michael Vredenburg New York , NY You are an embarrassment to freedom. You Iranian loving piece of waste.
23396 1 month ago H Barrett Townsend, GA You suck at football. Why do you think you know anything about politics?
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