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 27935 signatures
Number Date Name Location Please add comment.
27935 4 days ago sandra gresham Honokaa, HI
27934 5 days ago Sue Ameijide Carmel, NY Don't let out idiot racist president scare you. We must all stick together against him.
Thank you.
27933 1 week ago Wendy Massie Lisle, IL Taking a knee has never been disrespectful. When will people get it thru their heads that this has nothing to do with the military or our flag. Wish I was brave enough to take a knee!
27932 1 week ago Erica Ransford Wyandotte, MI
27931 1 week ago Olga Rose-Jones Brooklyn, NY
27930 2 weeks ago Gwen Richards Santa Barbara , CA
27929 3 weeks ago Ramya Chellappa Hackensack, NJ
27928 3 weeks ago Roxanna Bishop Novato, CA Those brave players are not disrespecting the flag or veterans and are peacefully protesting America's shameful reluctance to resolve the problems of intolerance, prejudice and injustice that have p...
27927 3 weeks ago Rob Rocco Avon Lake, OH
27926 4 weeks ago McKinley Thomas Chandler, AZ A president that bows down to Vladimir Putin and lies about it is incapable of defining what is patriotic and has no right to tell anyone what to do to express his or her patriotism. If the NFL owne...
27925 4 weeks ago Lauri Friel Duluth, GA
27924 1 month ago Wayne Wilkinson St Louis, MO Please continue to do so!
27923 1 month ago Kenneth Taylor san francisco, CA
27922 1 month ago Deanna Edwards Pflugerville, TX Your humble actions are admirable!
27921 1 month ago Grace Ukoha Columbia, MO
27920 1 month ago Susan Gerry Friendship, ME This is a form of peaceful protest that only a fascist dictator could feel should be stopped.
27919 1 month ago Janice Rountree Dayton, OH
27918 1 month ago Chapman Clark Jr Houston, TX Thank you for demonstrating a commitment to freedom and community. Respect!
27917 1 month ago Joe Williams Blythewood, SC
27916 1 month ago Joe Williams Blythewood, SC
27915 1 month ago Elaine Apthorp Milton , MA Taking a knee against injustice is a highly civil means of protest; and to support those who choose it is both to affirm solidarity with this cause and to defend the Constitution, whose 1st Amendmen...
27914 1 month ago Lisa Anderson ASTORIA, NY
27913 1 month ago Barbara Khajavi Steele, AL Trump is God 's punishment for us not being kind to each other
27912 1 month ago Judie Aronson San jose, CA These players have every right to kneel to make a statement against racism and it has nothing to do with disrespect towards our flag our country or the men and women who fight for our country. Trum...
27911 1 month ago Pamela Lacey Rialto, CA
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Background:
> Benjamin Sachs: The NFL’s “take a knee” ban is flatly illegal
> 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