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.


176-200 of 27924 signatures
Number Date Name Location Please add comment.
27749 1 month ago Kathryn Reeve Plantation, FL Thank you for protesting racism and injustice .
27748 1 month ago Simisola Omotoso Conyers, GA Thanks for taking a knee.
27747 1 month ago j g elkins, WV
27746 1 month 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 month ago Dychelle Adams San Antonio, TX
27744 1 month ago Sidney Malak San jose, CA
27743 1 month ago Allison Cahn Chatsworth, CA
27742 1 month ago Trisha Barry Tamarac, FL
27741 1 month ago Wendy Shuman Downingtown, PA
27740 1 month ago Susan Wills Pensacola, FL
27739 1 month ago ERNEST HARRIS N LAS VEGAS, NV
27738 1 month ago ERNEST HARRIS N LAS VEGAS, NV
27737 1 month ago ERNEST HARRIS N LAS VEGAS, NV
27736 1 month ago ERNEST HARRIS N LAS VEGAS, NV
27735 1 month ago Heather Walker Staunton, VA
27734 1 month ago Abigail Abysalh Metzger Ho Ho Kus, NJ You are the patriots.
27733 1 month ago Nicole DiVirgilio Mechanicville , NY
27732 1 month ago Lydie Mae Peterson Chicago , IL
27731 1 month ago Anonymous Tigard, OR
27730 1 month ago Janette Letson Lakewood, CO
27729 1 month ago Joan Sadlo Lake Sherwood , MO You athletes are amazing people, and it is so refreshing to see you all protest in plain view of hundreds of thousands of people! I hear you!
It sucks that Trump just doesn’t get it and has inf...
27728 1 month ago John Swift Londonderry, NH
27727 1 month ago Jim Kippen Plymouth Meeting, PA
27726 1 month ago Barry Cheney Hickory, NC Thank you. Keep speaking up.
27725 1 month ago Barry Cheney Hickory, NC Thank you. Keep speaking up.
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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