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.


226-250 of 22698 signatures
Number Date Name Location Please add comment.
22473 10 months ago Don Subert Lynnwood, WA
22472 10 months ago Ann Woodford Andrews, NC Kneeling in prayer for our country is more important than anything else - the flag included. I love my country, but we are not always right.
22471 10 months ago Sidonia Aguilera Richmond, CA Thank you for taking a knee and using your power for good.
22470 10 months ago Tasha Moore Baltimore , MD I salute Colin Kaepernick for his bravery. It's about time that someone took a stand.
22469 10 months ago Anonymous Valley Springs, CA
22468 10 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 10 months ago Deborah Brannum Wills Point, TX This veteran proudly supports you! Thank you!
22466 10 months ago Kathy Mostella Citrus Heights , CA
22465 10 months ago Anonymous Los Angeles , CA Thank you . Gracias.
22464 10 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 10 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 10 months ago Tracey Bryant Jackson, MS
22461 10 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 10 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 10 months ago Carla Fristensky Santa Cruz, CA Thank you
22458 10 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 10 months ago Jeremy Duchow Townsend, TN
22456 10 months ago Tona Hamilton Jacksonville, FL
22455 10 months ago richard sikorski Mew Orleans, LA you are brave
22454 10 months ago Gretchen Buehler Kennebunk, ME You are a true patriot coljn
22453 10 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 10 months ago Carol Ladeaux Pine Ridge, SD
22451 10 months ago Deborah Collins Albany, OH Behind you 100% Kap!!!
22450 10 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 10 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 ...
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