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 22595 signatures
Number Date Name Location Please add comment.
22470 2 months ago Tasha Moore Baltimore , MD I salute Colin Kaepernick for his bravery. It's about time that someone took a stand.
22469 2 months ago Anonymous Valley Springs, CA
22468 2 months ago Patrick Connolly Thousand Oaks, CA How can I help? I'd love to see the athletes wearing the flag at the presidential cup take a knee for justice.
22467 2 months ago Deborah Brannum Wills Point, TX This veteran proudly supports you! Thank you!
22466 2 months ago Kathy Mostella Citrus Heights , CA
22465 2 months ago Anonymous Los Angeles , CA Thank you . Gracias.
22464 2 months ago Helen Christianson Saint Helena, CA Colin, You have my admiration, prayers and support for having the courage to speak against what is unfair and unjust. Beneath the layer of the skin color of all people we are exactly the same. Our b...
22463 2 months ago Anonymous Columbia, SC I believe in the right to protest. Thank you for being so brave. I am a white female, and I am not brave.
22462 2 months ago Tracey Bryant Jackson, MS
22461 2 months ago Anonymous Jersey City, NJ Thanks for fighting for what's right, and giving me hope that my son will grow up in a more just world than I have. Keep up the good fight, I'll be cheering on and doing whatever else I can from the...
22460 2 months ago Brian Williams Kenosha, WI Being ethic, if feel it's time to finally create something that will bring together all the ethnicities of this world. We have to place OUR VISIONS under God. Time for all US MEN to come up with a p...
22459 2 months ago Carla Fristensky Santa Cruz, CA Thank you
22458 2 months ago Jean Fallow Seattle, WA In 30 years all the people hating on you today will claim they loved you. Thanks for your courage.
22457 2 months ago Jeremy Duchow Townsend, TN
22456 2 months ago Tona Hamilton Jacksonville, FL
22455 2 months ago richard sikorski Mew Orleans, LA you are brave
22454 2 months ago Gretchen Buehler Kennebunk, ME You are a true patriot coljn
22453 2 months ago Anthony Arrington Henderson, NV You'll be remembered for more than the football and you'll go down in history as taking a stand during a time when we needed someone to take the knee!
22452 2 months ago Carol Ladeaux Pine Ridge, SD
22451 2 months ago Deborah Collins Albany, OH Behind you 100% Kap!!!
22450 2 months ago Barbara Barrett Mishawaka, IN Thank you Mr. Kaepernick, for being an example to children, and adults in this country. Thank you standing against a tide of criticism. Thank you for being strong, when others were too frightened ...
22449 2 months ago Anonymous Sacramento, CA I served 7 years in the military to support the rights of EVERYONE in this country of ours! ...not just the rights of those who share my beliefs or color or any other magnificent difference between ...
22448 2 months ago Justin Fothe Picayune, MS
22447 2 months ago Lou Chomas Pittsburgh, PA
22446 2 months ago Motez Robinson Saint Petersburg, CO
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