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.
23074 1 hour ago Anonymous new mexico, MO
23073 10 hours ago Anonymous Brooklyn, NY I've supported you since day one and will continue you. You are part of my inspiration to pursue law. I hope to someday work alongside you and your organization. T
23072 4 days ago Jennifer Starling Tallahassee, FL I was not a football fan but will be a direct hard fan of any team that hires you
23071 5 days ago Richard Deering Port Saint Lucie, FL If you want to eliminate racial discrimination, you need help from President Trump. To get that, you need to give President Trump the information he needs to overcome the Mueller investigations. I h...
23070 6 days ago Lai-Ling Bisset Palo Alto, CA Dear Colin Kaepernick,

We are Sophomore students from Palo Alto High School in California, and we are creating a documentary on what it means to be patriotic. The documentary is going to be...
23069 1 week ago Anonymous Washington, DC Kneeling has always been a means of showing and demonstrating one of the highest levels of human respect - at the holiest part of the mass prior to Vatican II, Catholics knelt down in reverence. So...
23068 1 week ago damon holbook orinda, CA HI Colin, we know that many you have had a pretty rough time with a lot of people hating you. But we think that you are doing the right thing and protesting in a nonviolent way. I am a 14 year old a...
23067 2 weeks ago Sharon Allen Jacksonville, FL I want take a knee with you
23066 2 weeks ago Karen Conner Chevy Chase, MD
23065 2 weeks ago Steven Rush Easton, PA Hey Colin, you are a scumbag punk! Everyone should be boycotting everything you do!! Get over yourself. You suck as a player and you need to move on!! The NFL and the fan hate you and don't want to ...
23064 3 weeks ago Barry Butler El Cajon, CA Hello Collin I am Marine Corps Vet and single father of a 16 yr old son. As a African America male who is large and statue I experience racial profiling in my work place daily. I am being held back ...
23063 3 weeks ago john green houston, KS im good
23062 3 weeks ago Anonymous Reno, NV You represent me, and I am a Relatively privileged white female. I grew up in a lower middle-class family who struggled, but managed to support my college education with loans and a lot of debt. How...
23061 3 weeks ago Anonymous Milwaukee, WI I am a 76 pale ex-Californian and 49er fan that supports your stand for racial justice.
23060 3 weeks ago Anonymous Indianapolis, IN
23059 4 weeks ago Michelle Culp Gleneden Beach, OR As a white, middle-aged woman, I've never had to deal with sort of racism that black and brown people have had to deal with their entire lives, and it breaks my heart that in the 21st century, in wh...
23058 4 weeks ago Anonymous Silver Spring, MD Thank you for standing up for racial justice. I support your peaceful protest.
23057 1 month ago Michael Siech Oshkosh, WI
23056 1 month ago Anonymous Verona, WI Colin Kaepernick: I support your right to protest in support of racial justice. Thank you.

I recently sent this letter to the NFLPA inspired by you.



To the NFLPA;
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23055 1 month ago Cheryl Seaman NEW YORK, NY He's a nice young man who was brave to do what he did. I totally agree with him. Racism (and sexism) have to end! But I still don't like football.
23054 1 month ago Lisa Naccarati Amarillo , TX I will admit I had a hard time understanding where you were going with this whole thing but after experiencing discrimination in its getting clearer the school District tha is costing us $5000 in l...
23053 1 month ago Ethan Kalaty Great Neck, NY
23052 1 month ago Patrick Myers McGregor, TX The past 3 years we had football Jersey day at Pilot flying J truck stop. I wore a Kaepernick Jersey as I am a faithful 49er fan and a veteran. The backlash from customers Nd employees was crazy. We...
23051 1 month ago Michael Williams Portland, OR
23050 1 month ago Alice Polk Bremerton, WA Thank you for being the catalyst for change in respect to racial inequality and injustice. Martin Luther King was the utmost proponent for nonviolent protest and you and other brave leaders have ca...
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