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.
23142 1 month ago Ricky Sylvester Gardner , MA Thank you for bringing racial injustice to the forefront. You should be honored especially during black history month. You should make a social conscience feature film and continue to get your messa...
23141 1 month ago Stephen Rader Falls Church, VA
23140 1 month ago Kathy Craft , ot
23139 1 month ago Anonymous Dallas, TX I’m sorry I haven’t written before to express my support for you. If anyone deserves to be honored during Black History month, it is you. Your courage will be honored one day.
23138 1 month ago Paul Grogan Chatham, MA You should be playing QB
23137 1 month ago Daniel White Los Angeles, CA Mr. Kaepernick: I write to express my admiration for your courage and sacrifices in pursuit of your civil rights and justice for everyone, not just whites. I might be white--well, it's not that I ...
23136 1 month ago Anonymous Denver, CO What you did (and continue to do) is as American as it gets. You are paying a price (unbelievably) for that decision but it is highlighting the deep ignorance that rots and weakens t...
23135 1 month ago Michael Snowden Baltimore, MD Keep going Man
23134 1 month ago Anonymous Orangeburg, SC MR. KAEPERNICK , PLEASE LOOK HOW MUCH YOU INSPIRED A 66 YEAR OLD AFRICAN AMERICAN GRANDFATHER!

Hi, my name is Myron Anderson, CEO of Telzor Technologies, developer of Vleeze. Vleeze is a...
23133 1 month ago Stacy Pierre Meadows Place, TX I personally think the national anthem represented some people not all. The date of it define exactly my views 1841. A lot in history has changed since then.
23132 1 month ago Bonnie Dickerson Southern Pines, NC I believe what you are doing is admirable and courageous. They are wrong and you are right. Hold tight. Hang in. Sometimes it takes awhile for common sense to catch up.
23131 1 month ago Shawn Foster Brookville, PA Collin is right. Respect to you from Steeler Fan
23130 1 month ago Earlene Gorzell Reno, NV Is there a football team bave enough to offer CKa job
23129 1 month ago Elizabeth Clemmons Raleigh, NC A 10 year old Cub Scout, in Durham, NC, took a knee during the City Council meeting last night. You should be able to view it on CBS 17, WNCN. There are many non-blacks that support your protest, I...
23128 1 month ago Jo Scheimberg Santa Clarita, CA Dear Mr. Kaepernick,

I am so in awe of your bravery and courage. I am appalled by the actions of the NFL and hope that you win your legal proceeding against them. Stay strong!! Kneeling is ...
23127 1 month ago Jim Reed Canandaigua, NY With leaders such as you, there will be racial justice one day.
23126 1 month ago Susan Wolford Canandaigua, NY I was with you from the beginning and am with you going forward. Those who act first take the most risk--kudos to you for daring to protest injustice in such a public arena.
23125 1 month ago Robert Roth San Francisco, CA
23124 1 month ago Harley Mahler Hibbing, MN Colin, Thank You! I am a proud veteran, who wore a uniform for 7+ years through VietNam war to defend your right to kneel in protest of racism in our country! It takes even more guts than I have to ...
23123 1 month ago Anonymous Miami, FL I’m with Kap!
23122 1 month ago Ulrich Tigges Berlin, Germany, ot Eric Garner's "I can't breath" could be heard all the way to Germany. If I could I would give Colin with the Smith & Carlos award.
23121 1 month ago Larisa Cummings Berkeley, CA
23120 1 month ago Gloria Bennett Marietta, GA I support Kaepernick. He is very brave, a hero in in my eyes. I pray he is doing great in spite of what has happened I do believe he will have the victory in the end.
23119 1 month ago Anonymous New York , NY You remind me of Mahatma Gandhi and MLK. I am with you and disappointed in the way NFL is treating you.
23118 1 month ago Steven Walker Logan, UT White boy from white utah. I'm with you!
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