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.


176-200 of 22595 signatures
Number Date Name Location Please add comment.
22420 3 months ago Jill Kubat Austin, TX Thank you Colin Kaepernick for your bravery. You are a true inspiration and hero. You are a treasure
22419 3 months ago Anonymous ot
22418 3 months ago Terry Libby South Burlington, VT I have supported your position from the first. You are an American hero! Never doubt! (65 year old white lady, not even a football fan. )????
22417 3 months ago Pete Arroyo Nutley, NJ You kneeling for your cause is heroic. We should all have the nerve to do what you are doing.
22416 3 months ago Lisa Graves Blacksburg, VA Colin, I get it, I understand your protest and stance for racial justice! I'm praying for you and will stand with you in this fight!
22415 3 months ago JOSEPH LAVALLEE HARRISVILLE, RI You are a great,honest,and giving Man Mr. Kaepernick
and Bless your Mom too.
Hang in there and make some more positive history!
22414 3 months ago Anonymous Arlington, VA 54 years later (counted from 100 years later), still King's dream has not come true. Thank you for your bravery.
22413 3 months ago Nottra Henderson BUFORD, GA Thank you for your courage, bravery and perseverance. I kneel with you
22412 3 months ago Connie Tsoukalas Coquitlam, BC We support Colin in Canada.
22411 3 months ago Diane Dear Spring , TX Thank you. I agree with your stance.
22410 3 months ago Anonymous Washington, DC Thank you for being the voice againts Racial injustace I support you . God Bless True Americans Like you Colin.
22409 3 months ago Miranda Shapiro Atlanta , GA We are with you.
22408 3 months ago Amanda Hambrick Ashcraft Brooklyn, NY
22407 3 months ago Leslie MacDill Tallahassee, FL Thank you for having the courage that far too many Americans lack. I am a veteran of the Vietnam Era and I wholeheartedly support your stance. Keep fighting the good fight, sir!
22406 3 months ago Meg Korgan Atascadero, CA
22405 3 months ago NANCY EDWARDS MINNEAPOLIS, MN
22404 3 months ago Patricia McKowen Citrus Heights, CA Thank you, Colin.
22403 3 months ago Jennifer Little Richmond, BC Bravo for standing by your convictions. I admire your bravery and you are a true hero.
22402 3 months ago Emily H. Madison, WI Thank you for your bravery!
22401 3 months ago Geoffrey Skoll Milwaukee, WI
22400 3 months ago Hortense Winfield Orlando, FL
22399 3 months ago Dara Winfield Orlando, FL
22398 3 months ago Anonymous Nashville, TN Thank you for your bravery, for using your blessings to call attention to social and racial injustice. I am so grateful that my young son will have you as a role model, to know what true courage and...
22397 3 months ago Christian DeVries Little Rock, AR Hello Mr. Kaepernick,
I completely support your peaceful protest against racism. I will use any power and privilege I have in support of people of color. I wish you all the best.
22396 3 months ago Anonymous chaparral, NM I knew I would not be alone as I took a knee in my living room!!
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