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.


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Number Date Name Location Please add comment.
22993 1 week ago James Whaley Pensacola, FL
22992 1 week ago Marla Yetter Hiram, GA Let’s change the world together
22991 1 week ago Henry Davis Clinton, SC https://m.facebook.com/sharer.php?fs=8&sid=1775878802529091&refid=52&ref=bookmarks¬if_t=story_reshare&__tn__=J%2AW-R
22990 1 week ago Chico DaProphet Dallas, TX Colon Kaepernick Tribute https://youtu.be/99VDUhHi6pM
22989 1 week ago Laura Vreeland Warwick, NY Hi Colin,
I am writing today as a white female, 52 years old mom of four and a grandma. I am sorry that you have seen such racial injustice. I too have seen this racial injustice, and that’s wh...
22988 1 week ago Jackie Tipton Hazel green , AL I’m a veteran of the USMC and I never really understood why you were sitting/kneeling during the anthem. I took it as disrespect to the American flag from first initial site and of course me not kno...
22987 1 week ago Jenna Sether Beaver Dam, WI
22986 1 week ago Arlene Corona La Crosse , WI As an elderly white woman, I applaud your courage and sacrifice to move our country in a better direction. You remind me of Muhammad Ali. It’s sad that more progress hasn’t been made, but every mo...
22985 1 week ago Darlene Murray Corona, CA
22984 1 week ago Jude Armstrong Hoquiam, WA Stay strong. You are the true voice of the American people.
22983 1 week ago Stephine James Norfolk, VA I stand with Colin Kaepernick kneeling to the flag. # stand for something or fall for anything
22982 1 week ago Jameela Ali Milwaukee, WI Wrote a poem "MVP". Sent it to NIKE. Hoping to get it to Colin. It won't fit in this box. I have no contact info to send it to him
22981 1 week ago Charla Cottom Ashtabula , OH I’m a supporter of yours and an advocate, please continue this fight and I will continue to support you????
22980 1 week ago Monica Williams Dekalb, IL God bless you. Jesus loves you.

#keephopealive
#keeponpushin
#Godgotyou
22979 1 week ago Paul Austin Columbus, GA I salute brother Colin and others who stand up against racism, hate and bigotry, that is perpetuated against Black and Brown people!!! And please note, that in 1981, l was framed by detectives of th...
22978 1 week ago Sarah Ninaud Austin , TX Thank you!!
22977 1 week ago Anonymous Kingman, AZ One step closer to equality. What you are doing takes much sacrifice, using your fame to be the voice for those who do not have one is incredible. I support what you are doing and respect how peacef...
22976 1 week ago Christian Adams Snellville, GA As a social activist fighting for social justice for women. of color, I appreciate and support you taking a stand for racial justice! #wearethemovement
22975 1 week ago Anonymous Fanwood, NJ Hi Colin, I was never a big football fan, but I'm now a big fan of yours. I have great respect and admiration for your strength and dignity. You are an amazing role model.
22974 1 week ago Anonymous Stoneham, MA Thank you for being so brave and standing strong in the face of adversity. I will show my support for you in every small way I can.
22973 1 week ago Molly Shockley Jenks, OK
22972 1 week ago Brenna Maus Minneapolis , MN Godspeed
22971 1 week ago Vickie H Akron, OH Mr. Kapernick: I just finished writing a lengthy response to a wife of a slain police officer (he was hit by a car) who voiced her displeasure with you and Nike. I want to add my name to th...
22970 1 week ago Anonymous Holly Springs, NC I support your right to protest without retribution!!’
22969 1 week ago Anonymous Albuquerque, NM
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