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 27942 signatures
Number Date Name Location Please add comment.
27767 4 months ago Kellie Searl san gabriel, CA
27766 4 months ago Kellie Searl san gabriel, CA
27765 4 months ago Ryan McGrath Seattle, WA
27764 4 months ago Daniel Brush Raytown, MO
27763 4 months ago Nathan Roll Portland, OR
27762 4 months ago John Krepps Hanover, PA
27761 4 months ago karen taylor Sedona, AZ
27760 4 months ago STEFAN MCKANNON SAN JOSE, CA
27759 4 months ago Maudie Valero Coral Gables, FL
27758 4 months ago Anonymous San Antonio, TX
27757 4 months ago Anne Loftus Lake Orion, MI The right to protest injustice is central to democracy.
27756 4 months ago Vivian Oliver New York, NY People need to be reminded that PROTEST IS PATRIOTIC!!
This country was founded on protest!
27755 4 months ago Robert Chang Woodstock, CT
27754 4 months ago Henry Ickes Newton, NJ
27753 4 months ago Dan Schotter Sequim , WA
27752 4 months ago Tawnya Farris Pgh, PA
27751 4 months 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 4 months ago Stanley L. Swart Jacksonville, FL
27749 4 months ago Kathryn Reeve Plantation, FL Thank you for protesting racism and injustice .
27748 4 months ago Simisola Omotoso Conyers, GA Thanks for taking a knee.
27747 4 months ago j g elkins, WV
27746 4 months 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 4 months ago Dychelle Adams San Antonio, TX
27744 4 months ago Sidney Malak San jose, CA
27743 4 months ago Allison Cahn Chatsworth, CA
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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