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.

201-225 of 22712 signatures
Number Date Name Location Please add comment.
22512 10 months ago Anonymous Minneapolis, MN Colin, you are an inspiration. Thank you.
22511 10 months ago Jason Parr Harleysville, PA I support you and all conscientious americans. Let truth and basic decency prevail.
22510 10 months ago Lucinda Reese Cleveland, OH Thank you for standing up and stepping to the plate! And for waking us up!
22509 10 months ago Jennifer Booth Pleasant Grove, UT Stay Brave! You are a HERO!
22508 10 months ago Maaria Duff Las Vegas , NV
22507 10 months ago Francois Rollin Zuni, NM
22506 10 months ago Claire Bartley Las Vegas, NV
22505 10 months ago Joshua Peterson Prescott, AZ Thank you Mr. Kaepernick for increasing awareness of the issues we all fight together against as Americans. I am sure you know that athletes like Tommie Smith and Thomas Carlos are behind you every ...
22504 10 months ago Lynda Banks Leesburg, VA Thank you for your courage Mr. Kaepernick. Your willingness to sacrifice for your convictions is truly an inspiration.
22503 10 months ago Jordan Grace Worcester, MA Sell me a kaepernick shirt with 95% proceeds to kaepernick
22502 10 months ago Chesney Sherman Missoula, MT
22501 10 months ago Ed Coty Bridgeport, CT When Colin Kaepernick started to take a knee, it was about police officers getting away with murder. Yet we have someone in the white house who makes the movement about the flag. Since it's a p...
22500 10 months ago Nancy Boucher Portland, ME
22499 10 months ago Nicolette Berthelot Brooklyn, NY
22498 10 months ago Erica Quimby Seattle, WA Thank you Mr.Kapernick. We support you.
22497 10 months ago Sheri Guess TX Everyone has the right to protest peacefully. Everyone.
22496 10 months ago Elise Wise Austin, TX
22495 10 months ago Jason Ellis Austin, TX
22494 10 months ago Seth Kennedy Grover, NC
22493 10 months ago Melissa Knight Austin, TX Thank you for standing up by kneeling down. Thank you for using your voice and speaking out against injustice and discrimination.
22492 10 months ago Anonymous Acton, MA I send you my support. My wish is that white players would join you in kneeling during the anthem
22491 10 months ago Anonymous Hillsboro, OR I support your right to protest injustice and I understand it has nothing to do with the flag or the anthem. Together we can bring about change! Hang in there.
22490 10 months ago jen adams Austin, TX
22489 10 months ago Ryah Christensen Austin, TX I hope all of the NFL players band together and walk out. Let the "bosses" figure out what to do then. No one has the right to censor peaceful protest!
22488 10 months ago Jennifer Keenan Maplewood, MN Thank you Kap.
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