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.

126-150 of 22712 signatures
Number Date Name Location Please add comment.
22587 9 months ago Leon Cuthbertson London, ot The uk is with you. Let us join the fight
22586 9 months ago John Rehberg SPRINGFIELD, NE
22585 9 months ago Catherine Fingal New York, NY
22584 9 months ago Keri Hill Cary, NC
22583 9 months ago Anonymous Dade City, FL
22582 9 months 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 9 months 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 9 months 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 9 months ago Daniel Black Ottawa, ON
22578 9 months ago jake barton bristol, ot Never be a spectator of unfairness or stupidity. The grave will supply plenty of time for silence (CH).
22577 9 months 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 9 months ago Karen Velasquez HUDSON, NY Thank you. Too quiet for too long!!!
22575 9 months 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 9 months 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 9 months ago Anonymous kensington, MD Thank you for standing up for what's right! You are well respected.
22572 9 months ago Emmie Houghton Schenectady, NY
22571 9 months ago Merry Sheaman Tucson , AZ
22570 9 months ago Rochelle Wolf Bridgman, MI Thank You for Your Voice, Your Truths and Your Actions.
22569 9 months ago Ashley Nichols Concord, CA I will be the first to admit that I don't care about football, but I think you kneeling for the flag is brave and inspiring. You have said with your actions that "enough is enough". It hurts me to s...
22568 9 months ago Penny Wilson Lancster, CA I support your right to free speech!
22567 9 months ago Josh Moreno Cedar Rapids, IA Collin,

Thank you for using your platform to speak out for those who do not have a voice.

Thank you, thank you, thank you!

22566 9 months ago Leisa Quinton everett, WA Thank you Colin for your bravery. Thank you for fighting the good fight. Thank you for your sacrifice.
22565 10 months ago David Louis Milwaukee, WI
22564 10 months ago James Collins Dallas, TX I have been a pro football fan for over 50 years. But, I will give up watching pro football if the NFL keeps disrespecting the ideals and freedoms of this country by denying your right to demonstra...
22563 10 months ago Joyce Moore Portland, OR, OR Colin, thank you for being the one to take a stand, by taking a knee. In my opinion, kneeling during the National Anthem is far more respectful than standing, but those with closed minds cannot see ...
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