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.
22556 5 months ago Anonymous Thetford Center, VT Very powerful. Thank you. You are empowering many with your courage.
22555 5 months ago Molly Baker Crofts JOHNSON CITY, TN I stand strong with you Colin! People need to wake up!! Put someone else's shoes on once in a while. Thank you for your commitment on and off the field.
22554 5 months ago Kelsey Sparks Tacoma, WA Thank you for you courage and love
22553 5 months ago Safa Ahmed Morrisville, NC
22552 5 months ago John Bora Cincinnati, OH I fully support your cause and hope you achieve justice in your court case.
22551 5 months ago David Lang New York, NY Men with black skin are treated as sub-human in the U.S.A.
To punish Colin Kaepernick for recognizing / highlighting this compounds crime with shame.
I hope he is allowed to play again. ...
22550 5 months ago Howard Van Trease Eugene, OR Thank you for your courage and commitment.
22549 5 months ago Anonymous Q White Plains, NY I respect what you stand for and you inspire me to stand with you
22548 5 months ago Teresa O'Rourke-Shapiro Los Angeles, CA We appreciate you!
22547 5 months ago Matthew Early Wabash, IN
22546 5 months ago Anonymous Campbell, CA Good Luck! Stay Strong!
22545 5 months ago Maurice Davis Denton, TX I support you man.
Keep up the fight.
22544 5 months ago Lorna Thorpe Goodland, KS I hope you are doing well and are resigned to a team, if that is what you want, and that you are secure and supported. I think you are doing what is difficult and necessary and succeeding. You are...
22543 5 months ago Harpal Sangha North Royalton, OH Thank you for contributing to humanity god bless you wish there where more athletes like you and humans you're a voice for all minorities and all people because of you're intellect and compassion to...
22542 5 months ago Anonymous Santa Cruz, CA Thank you for your action, you are supported!
22541 5 months ago Anonymous Austin, TX Dear Colin,

You have my full support in bringing attention to issues of racism, police brutality, and disparate impact that this country has been dealing with since its inception. I think w...
22540 5 months ago Anonymous Austin, TX Dear Colin,

You have my full support in bringing attention to issues of racism, police brutality, and disparate impact that this country has been dealing with since its inception. I think w...
22539 5 months ago Rose Patrick Chicago Park, CA We the people cannot let blacks mothers and fathers fear for their childrens safety on the streets of this blessed America. The time as come once again as in the sixty to right a wrong.
22538 5 months ago Brett Stephen AB Thanks for being a public figure to be proud of. You're on the right side of history and you're doing a good thing
22537 5 months ago Christine K Saint Francis, WI You have our support. Let's take it to the White House.
22536 5 months ago Chris S Columbus, OH In my mind, true patriotism is not blindly believing that everything one's country is or does is great. Rather, it is believing in the promise of one's country and striving to achieve that promise. ...
22535 5 months ago Cheryl Haines Jenkintown, PA People of all colors support your effort, Colin. Be strong. You help us all become better citizens. Thank You.
22534 5 months ago brandon singh knoxville, TN
22533 5 months ago Pamela Coutilish N.Y., NY What you did was so brave. I admire you so much. Thank you for being courageous enough to protest injustice and racial inequality.
22532 5 months ago Julie Stodolka Plymouth, WI Bravest act I've seen in a long time -- the act of a true patriot.
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