Thank Athletes for Taking a Knee and Resisting Trump

Donald Trump has been very understanding of violent racists, but has the ugliest words for African American athletes who nonviolently protest a racist criminal justice system.

Trump's bombast has spurred even more athletes to speak out against racial injustice and against Trump.

We will deliver the petition with your signatures to the players union.

Click below to thank those athletes who have taken a knee in protest -- or have joined in their defense:

We thank those athletes who have taken a knee to protest racism and injustice, and in defense of freedom of speech and freedom of thought. We thank those who have come to their defense. You have our gratitude.


1-25 of 19664 signatures
Number Date Name Location Please add comment.
19664 2 days ago Kate Lang Rochester, NH
19663 3 days ago Anonymous Los Angeles, CA Thanks very much
19662 1 week ago Stacy Rouse Malibu, CA
19661 1 month ago Kathy Wilgus West Mansfield, OH
19660 1 month ago Anonymous Arlington , TX
19659 1 month ago Anonymous Arlington , TX
19658 1 month ago Christopher Dunham Feasterville, PA
19657 3 months ago Nadia Mousa Union City, CA
19656 3 months ago Anonymous Norfolk, VA I am sure it is not easy for you'll to stay strong in spite of the nasty words that have been hurled at you by our so-called president. Please remember it was not easy for those who fought before y...
19655 4 months ago Jennifer Heckart Ardmore, PA
19654 4 months ago Mary Barker Manteca, CA
19653 5 months ago Oren Siegel Topanga, CA
19652 5 months ago jessica casanova elizabeth, NJ
19651 5 months ago Eleanore Celeste Cohn-Eichner Sitka, AK
19650 6 months ago David Morais Metairie, LA
19649 6 months ago Anonymous S h, FL
19648 6 months ago Anonymous Kutztown, PA
19647 6 months ago Katelyn Tasto Becker, MN
19646 6 months ago Errol Gay CEDAR PARK, TX
19645 6 months ago Valerie Face Santa Clara, CA
19644 6 months ago Alexandra Cheff EDINBURG, VA
19643 6 months ago Evan Hartman Philadelphia , PA
19642 6 months ago Joseph Bieliunas Springfield , PA The athletes are taking a patriotic stand. Not like President (lol) Trump and his bone spur excuse for nit defending his country. No matter how wrong the Vietnam War was.
19641 6 months ago Thomas Walendy ARCATA, CA
19640 6 months ago Margaret Dukes Saint Paul, MN
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Background:
> Deadspin: Here's How NFL Teams Demonstrated During The National Anthem Today
> Vice: Stephen A. Smith Points Out NFL's Paid Patriotism Problem
> Dave Zirin: For the NFL, It Was Choose Your Side Sunday
> Youtube: Stevie Wonder and Dave Matthews Band in Charlottesville