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.


126-150 of 27939 signatures
Number Date Name Location Please add comment.
27814 3 months ago M Whitehead Denver, CO They say if you dont stand for something You’ll fall for anything.
Dont let them be puppetmasters
27813 3 months ago Steve Kroeger Albany, NY
27812 3 months ago Laura Castonguay Portland, OR
27811 3 months ago Joy Woodfield Jarrettsville, MD Why has no one, in response to Trump’s stupidity, reminded us all that kneeling is a sign of profound respect, not refusal to show that respect. Taking one knee states the respect is not abject, but...
27810 3 months ago Carlene Bailey Philadelphia, PA
27809 3 months ago Janice Stewart Troy , MI
27808 3 months ago Paul Rich Hixson , TN
27807 3 months ago Kirsten Stone Baton Rouge , LA
27806 3 months ago Carleaner Jordan Orlando, FL
27805 3 months ago Carole Shelton Auburn, CA
27804 3 months ago Anonymous Portland, OR Police violence is terrifying. Thank you for bringing this issue to the public. Yes, there are excellent police officers who serve and protect us, but the violent ones are so frightening. When a ...
27803 3 months ago Anonymous Portland, OR Police violence is terrifying. Thank you for bringing this issue to the public. Yes, there are excellent police officers who serve and protect us, but the violent ones are so frightening. When a ...
27802 3 months ago Ruth Ramsey Skillman, NJ
27801 3 months ago Lara Backman Seattle, WA
27800 3 months ago seher kul Roebuck, SC
27799 3 months ago paula moats pinellas park, FL
27798 3 months ago Beth Boel Bainbridge Island , WA I am extremely grateful for all of the African-American athletes who have taken a knee to protest the inequities in our justice and policing systems. I salute their courage and consider them men of ...
27797 3 months ago Joan Gillespie Douglassville, PA Keep going. Keep protesting. Do not allow this NAZI dictator to take away your freedom to protest racial inequality. Do not allow this despot to distort your message. I am with you all the way. ...
27796 3 months ago Rosemary Brown Santa Cruz, CA I am proud of our brave young men.
27795 3 months ago Jesse kearney Atlanta, GA
27794 3 months ago Holly Smith St. Petersburg, FL
27793 3 months ago Robert Bloom Selinsgrove, PA
27792 3 months ago Marilyn Williams Denver, CO I agree with the athletes kneeling and don't plan to watch football this season.
27791 3 months ago Anonymous Philadelphia, PA To vilify the efforts of black and brown people to bring attention to the hatred and racism we suffer each day they call what Kapernack and other black athletes are doing as "taking a knee." Has i...
27790 3 months ago Nancy M. Caswell Clinton, MA
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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