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.


1-25 of 22146 signatures
Number Date Name Location Please add comment.
22146 3 hours ago Beatrice Mitchell Monroeville, PA
22145 11 hours ago Conte Gould Cleveland, OH
22144 12 hours ago moses larkin,jr st louis, MO
22143 2 days ago Bernita Gross Lusby, MD May God always bless you. THANK YOU!
22142 5 days ago Anonymous CA 100% wholehearted support for you Not standing up for what is wrong. You are very brave. Never give up!
22141 1 week ago Lauren Moore Ypsilanti, MI Wife beaters, dog killers, and rapists are ok with the NFL, but a mild, silent protest against the murder of so many AMERICANS is unacceptable???? How hypocritical, how racist, how despicable can th...
22140 1 week ago Anonymous PAHRUMP, NV
22139 2 weeks ago Teresa Kohl Manteno, IL
22138 4 weeks ago Lucero Gutierrez Granada Hills, CA
22137 4 weeks ago Sandra Rosario Durham , NC
22136 4 weeks ago Naomi O'Brien Denver, CO Thank you for your bravery. You knew the risks of what you were doing and did it anyway. I work at a Title 1 elementary school and your actions have inspired the little brown and black kids at my sc...
22135 1 month ago Jill Tatter Stafford, VA
22134 1 month ago Ourania Grimes New CIty, NY
22133 1 month ago Patrick Thompson Salinas, CA
22132 2 months ago Charles Davis Trenton, NJ
22131 3 months ago nathaniel vance jr. Oklahoma City, OK
22130 3 months ago nathaniel vance jr. Oklahoma City, OK
22129 3 months ago Jeff Spellerberg Beverly Hills, CA I support Colin's position on protesting racial injustice - it is a shame that the white owners of the NFL exploit players of all races and then blackball black players like Colin Kaepernick for sta...
22128 3 months ago sholeh asgary Oakland, CA
22127 3 months ago wes howard Hutchins, TX
22126 3 months ago Kenarie Valdez Bronx, NY Thank you for using your voice
22125 4 months ago sue genser MA
22124 4 months ago Ruvita Maharaj Richmond, CA
22123 4 months ago Dena Lenard Addison, TX
22122 4 months ago Ken Gale NYC, NY Democracy may be an imperfect system of government, but it's a lot better than what we have now.
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