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.


101-125 of 27866 signatures
Number Date Name Location Please add comment.
27766 1 week ago Kellie Searl san gabriel, CA
27765 1 week ago Ryan McGrath Seattle, WA
27764 1 week ago Daniel Brush Raytown, MO
27763 1 week ago Nathan Roll Portland, OR
27762 1 week ago John Krepps Hanover, PA
27761 1 week ago Karen Taylor sedona, AZ
27760 1 week ago Stefan McKannon San Jose, CA
27759 1 week ago Maudie Valero Coral Gables, FL
27758 1 week ago Anonymous San Antonio, TX
27757 1 week ago anne loftus Lake Orion, MI The right to protest injustice is central to democracy.
27756 1 week ago Vivian Oliver NEW YORK, NY People need to be reminded that PROTEST IS PATRIOTIC!!
This country was founded on protest!
27755 1 week ago Robert Chang Woodstock, CT
27754 1 week ago Henry Ickes Newton, NJ
27753 1 week ago Dan Schotter Sequim , WA
27752 1 week ago Tawnya Farris Pgh, PA
27751 1 week ago Jesse Weil Lexington, KY I applaud these athletes who are peacefully calling attention to things in U.S. society that are still unfair and need correcting. Saying they can't do it is illegal censorship, attacking their Firs...
27750 1 week ago Stanley L. Swart Jacksonville, FL
27749 1 week ago Kathryn Reeve Plantation, FL Thank you for protesting racism and injustice .
27748 1 week ago Simisola Omotoso Conyers, GA Thanks for taking a knee.
27747 1 week ago j g elkins, WV
27746 1 week ago Karen Novotny SOUTH HAVEN, MI I support the players in their First Amendment right to protest police violence and racial injustice by taking a knee during the national anthem.
27745 1 week ago Dychelle Adams San Antonio, TX
27744 1 week ago Sidney Malak San jose, CA
27743 1 week ago Allison Cahn Chatsworth, CA
27742 1 week ago Trisha Barry Tamarac, FL
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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