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.


151-175 of 27822 signatures
Number Date Name Location Please add comment.
27672 5 days ago Karen Jacques Sacramento, CA Thank-you for taking a stand for justice and against racism. I have so much gratitude and respect for you. I am disgusted by the NFL's position and saddened that NFL leaders don't have the basic d...
27671 5 days ago Douglas Chalmers Bryan, TX
27670 5 days ago Rita Meuer Madison, WI It's your right! Don't let the Dictator bully you. Look what he did to the flag? Put it next to North Korea's flag????
27669 5 days ago Reba Reiser Salt Lake City, UT
27668 5 days ago Ann Gilman Mashpee , MA
27667 5 days ago Rizwana Ashraf Richmond, TX
27666 5 days ago Darlene Fulmer Tucson, AZ
27665 5 days ago Lynne Draper Mont Vernon, NH
27664 5 days ago carmen blakely Lutz, FL
27663 5 days ago elissa faye North Hollywood, CA
27662 5 days ago Janet(Jana) Zanetto San Rafael, CA I admire Colin Laepernick for having been the first to protest in a quiet but attention-getting way. He is in the right, and I am thankful for all of the players who have shown the courage to follow...
27661 5 days ago Angela Ludy Tucson, AZ Take a knee, raise a fist!
27660 5 days ago Julian Long Dover, NH
27659 5 days ago mark hendrickson baltimore, MD keep doing what needs to be done.
27658 5 days ago Elliott Bales Hixson, TN
27657 5 days ago Anna Ramis Columbia , MD
27656 5 days ago JV Connors Silver City, NM I applaud their courage to stand up for human rights in the face of our corrupt government and corporate bullies!
27655 5 days ago Dan Cantor LA, CA
27654 5 days ago Michael Swanson Lancaster, PA
27653 5 days ago Tammy MacDiarmid Rogers, MN
27652 5 days ago Anonymous Aliquippa, PA True national heroes recognize the failures of their country and work to make it better. Thank you for being a national hero!
27651 5 days ago Sanford Yee Honolulu, HI
27650 5 days ago M Stanley Wilmington, NC
27649 5 days ago Peggy Midling Guadalupe, CA
27648 5 days ago Gene Ammarell Salt Lake City, UT
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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