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.
23184 4 days ago Mike Bonti Mastic, NY Dear Colin Kaepernick thank you so much for your bravery and for sticking it to the establishment what you did took guts and trump needs to die a miserable death signed Mike Bonti
23183 7 days ago Anonymous Amherst, MA I support you and I think the work you’re doing is great. It’s really unfortunate that the nfl didn’t think so
23182 3 weeks ago Daniel Becker Montauk, NY I support you 100 percent
23181 3 weeks ago Anonymous Bedford, VA I'm also a9ers fan
23180 3 weeks ago Anonymous Bedford, VA Please find me
23179 3 weeks ago Anonymous Bedford, VA Please email me
23178 3 weeks ago Anonymous Bedford, VA NEED HELP 5-16-19!!!!!
23177 3 weeks ago Anonymous Bedford, VA Please need help here, injustice trying to hide the .......!!!!have stuff indicating it but no resources
23176 4 weeks ago Darryl Ford Phoenix , AZ Colin I applaud you for the STAND for Black People And People Of Color.
I would like to know if you would come to speak at my campaign for Black 2 Black Network In Phoenix Arizona. This is to h...
23175 1 month ago Christopher Dunham Feasterville, PA
23174 1 month ago Lynn Moore Portland, OR As a transracial adoptive mom I am in full support of you efforts. It must have been a insanely hard decision to risk your career. And risk being forced into not doing the thing you love (and we...
23173 1 month ago Buck Cowell Nampa, ID I was beat up by the cops for being legally in my own home. I'm white
23172 1 month ago Anonymous Woodland, CA Human
23171 1 month ago Matthew Hartman North Highlands, CA THANK YOU FOR DOING WHAT IS RIGHT.
23170 1 month ago antoine hubbard merced, CA I am the founder of S.O.U.L. which stands for Straighten 0ut Unjust Law here in Merced Ca. I truly believe God gave you the courage to speak out for Racial Injustice. So many Black Males/Females ...
23169 2 months ago Erin Baker Coppell, TX Dear Mr. Kaepernick,

I am a 5th grade teacher and the following message is from a group of very ambitious/hopeful 5th graders. :)

Hello. We are fifth graders at Pinkerton Eleme...
23168 2 months ago Christopher Dunham Feasterville, PA
23167 3 months ago Tom Draus Saint Donatus, IA Colin is a good person. I admire his bravery to do what is right despite the 'price'. America is not the great country so many profess us to be if one is ostercized as he is. I support him.
23166 3 months ago Lorenzo Chambers Brooklyn, NY From one Nupe to another, words cannot express how proud I am of what you are doing to promote social justice and equity. As a former college football player who also had a tryout for the league, I ...
23165 3 months ago DIANE PEAGLER Papillion, NE Because he stands for (kneels) for something most of us never experience being white- ) We can never know what having black skin * or skin of color brings- Its a "scar" of sorts He woul...
23164 4 months ago Marcello Lozano Spring, TX I’m a USMC Veteran. I was unlawfully arrested based on a false accusation of having explosives in my work office. I was incarcerated, missed my daughters graduation because of it, then fired without...
23163 4 months ago Phillip Smith Morrisville, NC Colin, you remind me of the brothers from the 70's in the Black Panther Party. Keep Fighting and watch your back!
23162 4 months ago Anonymous Eureka, CA I just wanted to share with you that our school is having a Peacemaker lunch and you are the person our school is honoring. The lunch is happening on Thursday Feb.28 Our school is a Tk-10th grade sc...
23161 4 months ago David Otto San Diego, CA I know I'm late to the show but wanted to say that as a white US ARMY vet of the cold war stationed in West Germany that I never misunderstood the issue. I feel that the black community needs to be ...
23160 4 months ago Anonymous CHICO, CA I am a 57 white woman who NEVER watches sports, let alone football. But I do follow social injustice issues.

I am in awe of you.
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