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 19650 signatures
Number Date Name Location Please add comment.
19500 2 months ago Juleigh Snell Alton , IL
19499 2 months ago Anonymous Monticello, NY
19498 2 months ago Anonymous Charlottesville, VA
19497 2 months ago Anonymous Williamsburg, VA We don't see your protesting as disrespecting the flag or the country- we see it as your caring enough about what needs to be changed here and now to make this country all that it claims to be. Tha...
19496 2 months ago Matt Biagini New York, NY
19495 2 months ago Dyann Haywood North Brunswick , NJ Thank You?????
19494 2 months ago Macy Sutton Rockville, MD continue fighting!
19493 2 months ago Richard Beaulieu Plantation, FL
19492 2 months ago Kerstin Sindemark Cary, NC
19491 2 months ago peter leeftink zwolle, ot
19490 2 months ago Carol Thompson Tucson, AZ
19489 2 months ago Donna Wright Childersburg, AL
19488 2 months ago Donna Wright Childersburg, AL
19487 2 months ago Anonymous Port St Lucie, FL Make racism extinct!
19486 2 months ago Pamela Meyers Bay Village, OH With enormous gratitude for your actions. Please continue to defy Donald Trump - Your silent, non-violent protest about Police Brutality against Black Men is perfectly executed. Colin Kaepernick's k...
19485 2 months ago Anne Bachner Dodgeville, WI Thanks for taking a stand. We all must RESIST together.
19484 2 months ago Elizabeth Woolever Rochester, NY You have protested in the best possible way sending the right, non violent message to the public and the President!
19483 2 months ago Debra Ganshaw Minneapolis, MN Donald Trump AND all of his cronies are AWFUL humans, period!
19482 2 months ago Devon Winger OAKLAND, CA Thank you for using your platform to peacefully kneel for what you believe in. This simple action inspires others to find small ways in their day-to-day lives to stand up to the systematic racism, t...
19481 2 months ago Crystal Tucker Willisburg , KY Fantastic
19480 3 months ago Alice Rivero BATH, ME
19479 3 months ago John Hurley Claremont, NH
19478 3 months ago David Simpkin Pelham, NH
19477 3 months ago Anonymous LYNNWOOD, WA Racism should not exist in 2017, but it is hard to get negative thoughts that have been passed down out of people's heads. But anyone who goes as far as to use violence due to racism should be pros...
19476 3 months ago Jane Katz Altadena, CA Peaceful protest is a most important aspect of our First Amendment rights. There is much to protest in our society at this time! I am heartened by the solidarity expressed as coaches and team pla...
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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