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.
23273 1 day ago O. Peacewright FL An Ode to Colin
Those who are standing
Are kneeling so small
While those -the kneeling
Are standing so tall.

Sometimes our standing
Is not truly grand
For so...
23272 3 days ago Robert Mcmahon Wallingford , CT Please have Colin people call me / e mail ..i got the perfect easy .. very easy way to get every one to understand!!! I am white and I know he's right . My family been harassed..big time .. Colin do...
23271 3 days ago Jessica Haddock Oxford uk , ot I support you.
23270 6 days ago Anonymous New York , AZ Colin, you're appreciated beyond words for standing up for the cause. I'm confused bro because your girlfriend isn't black but she be talkin with black slang and big hoop one instance y...
23269 6 days ago Anonymous Berkeley, CA WE SUPPORT AN AMERICA WITHOUT BIAS Please come listen to Father Steven, Saturdays at 5 pm in Berkeley Newman Center, Holy Spirit Parish. Peace and love!
23268 1 week ago Anonymous Live Oak, TX Thank you for your courage to speak truth to power, and the sacrifices you had to endure in doing so
23267 1 week ago Anonymous orlando, FL thank you.
23266 1 week ago Anonymous Bakersfield, CA I've been behind u since u first kneeled at my sons football n basketball games i didn't stand wen they played or sung that song i kno as a black man how we r look at n if u do make it back to da NF...
23265 1 week ago Dawn Mitchell BRONX, NY I stand with you completely!!!!
23264 1 week ago Bill Griffith St. Louis, MO I know very little about football but I do know something good is being caused by Colin Kaepernick. Thank you for making our country better. Thank
you for your courage.
Bill Griffith
23263 1 week ago Pamela Dougherty Morro Bay , CA
23262 1 week ago Anonymous Montclair, NJ Colin, thank you for being so courageous. If I were next to you. I'd give you a very large hug. I'm a 73 year old suburban grandmother but I know what's right when I see it. Vicki Toffler
23261 1 week ago Daniel Smilack Trezevant, TN You daggone right we are behind you! Keep the faith Kap as your fight is OUR fight. You sacrificed your career for families around this country, thank you!
23260 1 week ago Ruth Kapiloff Commack, NY I know nothing about football but I do know that black lives matter a and I support your public proitest.
23259 1 week ago Brian Donovan Macomb, IL Colin First off I respect your cause. but I am wondering
when and If you will ever go on the talk shows and talk about it?
Also will you ever take the protest from the Football field and a l...
23258 1 week ago Francisco Yahuaca Harbor City , CA All races need to unite and end inequality and racism in the whole world, but especially in the US.
23256 1 week ago Greg Millar Missoula, MT As a citizen of a state that runs 96% white, as am I, the only thing I would've added to your respectful and righteous kneel, would've if you had placed your hand on your heart, THEN keeled, and hel There doesn\'t seem to be an option to attach an image, so, I invite you to go to Greg J Millar Tile Artist on FB.
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23255 2 weeks ago Renee Nixon-Simmons Bronx, NY You have been an amazing inspiration to more people than you know! My small non-profit organization, MOHIM Inc, would very much like to honor Colin Kaepernick at our Awards Banquet on December 7, 20...
23254 2 weeks ago D P East Rutherford, NJ You have done a very brave thing exposing the prejudice and I hope your sacrifice isn't in vein.
23253 2 weeks ago Redmond Burke Eastchester NY, NY I applaud your brave stand. If we all are forced to salute flag, etc how do we know that perhaps we are all doing it out of fear. I remember hearing Americans laughing at the Soviets for this, sa...
23252 2 weeks ago Joe Mac Denver, CO You are the sorriest piece of SHIT to ever grace the United States. You should get down on your knees and thank GOD that you are in this country and not running around in the jungle with a bone thro...
23251 3 weeks ago Andre Burns Dickinson, TX I to have just been threatened by the League City Police Department and we must continue to fight threats of police Brutality and scare tactics. I support you 100%
23250 4 weeks ago Anonymous Montreal, QC Dear Colin, there is a way of getting justice in America. More legislation at this time will not help - you can’t legislate people to stop racism.
I do have an idea. You, the other football star...
23249 4 weeks ago Kepha Arcemont Coleman, TX On July 20, 2019, Peace of Blues, an Abilene based rock band, played Canyon Road Barn & Grill We we were denied a sound check before 5 pm as required. So when we got on the stage at 9:45 we played a...
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