10 Inspiring Colin Kaepernick Quotes – Teen Blurb

Colin Kaepernick is an American activist and quarterback who is currently a free agent. Kaepernick is a political civil rights activist who is best known for kneeling during the national anthem at the start of NFL games. He did this to protest police brutality and racial inequality throughout the United States.

Here are 10 inspiring quotes from Colin Kaepernick:

1. “People don’t realize what’s really going on in this country. There are a lot of things that are going on that are unjust. People aren’t being held accountable for. And that’s something that needs to change. That’s something that this country stands for freedom, liberty, and justice for all.” – Colin Kaepernick

2. “How can you stand for the national anthem of a nation that preaches and propagates freedom and justice for all, that’s so unjust to the people living there.” – Colin Kaepernick

3. “With or without the NFL’s platform, I will continue to work for the people because my platform is the people.” – Colin Kaepernick

4. “I can’t look in the mirror and see other people dying in the street that should have the same opportunities that I’ve had and say I can live with myself because I can’t if I just watch.” – Colin Kaepernick

5. “There’s a social responsibility that we have to be educated on these things, to talk about these things.” – Colin Kaepernick

6. “If we have these real conversations that aren’t comfortable for a lot of people, there’s a better understanding of where both sides are coming from. And if we reach common ground and can understand what everybody is going through, we can really affect change and make sure that everybody is treated equally and has the same freedoms.” – Colin Kaepernick

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7. “We have a lot of people that are oppressed. We have a lot of people that aren’t treated equally, aren’t given equal opportunities. Police brutality is a huge thing that needs to be addressed. There are a lot of issues that need to be talked about, need to be brought to life, and we need to fix those.” – Colin Kaepernick

8. “History has proven that there has never been a period in the history of America that anti-blackness has not been an ever-present terror.” – Colin Kaepernick

9. “People sometimes forget that love is at the root of our resistance.” – Colin Kaepernick

10. “This is for people that don’t have the voice, and this is for people that are being oppressed and need to have equal opportunities to be successful.” – Colin Kaepernick

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