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.
22595 3 days ago Latia Dorsett New Rochelle, NY Thank you for your sacrifices, service and true understanding of being Black and Proud! You are a gem and the Lord will continue to bless, cover and guide you!
22594 4 days ago Adam Drew Pompano Beach, FL As a white, middle-class, veteran, words cannot express my support for what you are doing for justice and I would like to think that race has nothing to do with it, but I'd be wrong. Keep on Kaeping...
22593 4 days ago Sharon Stakes Cedar Rapids, IA As a 60 year old white female Saints fan, I am in total support of Colin's efforts to focus attention on why "black lives matter." I am sick at heart every time I hear another of the senseless killi...
22592 5 days ago Ciatu Mays Alliance, OH KEEP UP THE FIGHT BROTHER.
22591 1 week ago Daniel Lawler Cheshire, CT
22590 1 week ago Paul Haider Chicago, IL
22589 1 week ago Anonymous Baltimore, MD Colin, your integrity inspires all right minded people. You have sacrificed much and your bravery humbles me.
22588 3 weeks ago Robert Cain Raleigh, NC some people just don't get it and will allow themselves to be distracted by an orange faced idiot
22587 3 weeks ago Leon Cuthbertson London, ot The uk is with you. Let us join the fight
22586 3 weeks ago John Rehberg SPRINGFIELD, NE
22585 3 weeks ago Catherine Fingal New York, NY
22584 3 weeks ago Keri Hill Cary, NC
22583 4 weeks ago Anonymous Dade City, FL
22582 4 weeks ago Melissa Hutton Hagerstown , MD Stay strong, Colin! You did the right thing, and if I could I would take a knee next to you. You have so many supporters who believe in you and the statement you are making. The people in the NFL wh...
22581 4 weeks ago Anonymous Fernley, NV I've been a fan since your college days in Reno. It disheartens me to hear people say you are disrespecting veterans and the country. As a veteran, I believe you have the right to protest anyway you...
22580 4 weeks ago Isabelle Hill Chicago, IL Thank u for being brave and standing up and taking a kneel a peaceful protest god bless you love me & my family
22579 4 weeks ago Daniel Black Ottawa, ON
22578 4 weeks ago jake barton bristol, ot Never be a spectator of unfairness or stupidity. The grave will supply plenty of time for silence (CH).
22577 4 weeks ago Alex Perez Burbank, IL Thank you for everything you are doing. You are a true hero. Keep fighting through the negatives, we know why you're doing this despite your movement being twisted by those trying to keep you down. ...
22576 4 weeks ago Karen Velasquez HUDSON, NY Thank you. Too quiet for too long!!!
22575 1 month ago Maurice Davis Denton, TX I have stopped watching Mnf and Tnf in support of Collin. This Sunday I will not watch any NFL football games.
22574 1 month ago Anonymous Seattle, WA Thank you Kap for causing the evil of these white supremacists to reveal its ugly head. It makes me realize, I have to become part of the game in fighting against this evil and hate that is plaguin...
22573 1 month ago Anonymous kensington, MD Thank you for standing up for what's right! You are well respected.
22572 1 month ago Emmie Houghton Schenectady, NY
22571 1 month ago Merry Sheaman Tucson , AZ
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