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 22595 signatures
Number Date Name Location Please add comment.
22395 3 months ago Alexis Waggoner Nashville, TN Mr Kaepernick - We stand -- or rather kneel -- with you in your peaceful protest against the aggression of racism. I commit to using any power and privilege I have in support of people of color, and...
22394 3 months ago Kelsey Herbert Grand Rapids, MI
22393 3 months ago Anonymous San Francisco, CA Dear Colin Kaepernick,
I support you in your protest. I will not watch the NFL again, as long as you are not under contract and playing for one of the league's teams.
22392 3 months ago Mark Murray Washington, NJ You are a true hero Colin, much like Muhammed Ali. Stay strong.
22391 3 months ago Anonymous Lutz, FL Thank you! Thank you! Thank you!
22390 3 months ago Orell Fitzsimmons Houston, TX I support all NFL players supporting Colin.
22389 3 months ago Sheryl Serreze Reno, NV A 58 year old government professor, I admire your courage and support your free speech rights.
22388 3 months ago Anonymous Geyserville , CA Thank you for using your celebrity to help our country move towards a better future for all
22387 3 months ago Anonymous Leander, TX
22386 3 months ago Amy Helburn Jamaica Plain, MA
22385 3 months ago Terri Keene Columbus, NJ
22384 3 months ago Anonymous Okemos, MI I support you and your colleagues who are following your lead.
22383 3 months ago Anonymous Winnipeg, MB Sending support for you, Colin, from central Canada.
22382 3 months ago Shelley Fountain Caledonia, PA
22381 3 months ago Deborah Rose Spokane, WA NFL is still making $ off of Kaepernick by selling a likeness of his jersey! Stand tall Colin, you did the right thing.
22380 3 months ago Anonymous Huntersville, NC
22379 3 months ago Gordon McMillan Ottawa, ON Come play in the CFL. Canada would love to have you.
22378 3 months ago Denise Dianaty Fuquay Varina , NC Kneeling is, and has been for all of human history, the penultimate act of reverence and humble supplication. How have any Americans decided that the ideal and faultless act of human reverence befor...
22377 3 months ago Lynne Oulman Bellingham WA 98225, WA I have written the NFL...they all need to "take the knee," and show unity for human rights and free speech. Thank you for your brave action.
22376 3 months ago Erin Keener Grand Rapids, MI
22375 3 months ago Anonymous Louisville , KY Stay strong!
22374 3 months ago Shannon Axtell Martin Greensboro , NC
22373 3 months ago Roger Barrett N canton, OH
22372 3 months ago Jennifer Cook HUMMELSTOWN, PA Can't support the NFL again until this player is back on a team
22371 3 months ago Anonymous New york, NY
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