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.

226-250 of 19657 signatures
Number Date Name Location Please add comment.
19432 6 months ago Rachel Jacobson Oakland, CA
19431 6 months ago Ruth Naftal Melbourne FL , FL I am living in Asst Living so cannot afford a donation

but I used to be a Dolphin season ticket hoolder
19430 6 months ago Kathryn Wilson Gig Harbor, WA
19429 6 months ago Loren DaSilva HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ
19428 6 months ago Amina Watson Mpls, MN Taking a knee has gotten previously uninvolved people talking and thinking. All respect to athletes & supporters!!
19427 6 months ago Anonymous Pleasant Hill , CA I am thankful for those who have fought to defend our rights to peacefully protest, and to those who have the courage to peacefully and publicly protest injustice on behalf of those whose voices are...
19426 6 months ago Eileen Beckett Eastpointe, MI
19425 6 months ago Ken Larson Aurora, CO After Trump spoke last week I too realized that America is NOT living up to it's promises. I will stand with one hand on my heart and the other in the air with a fist.
19424 6 months ago Darrin Sterling Stockton, CA
19423 6 months ago Hailey Wood Lake Zurich, IL
19422 6 months ago Thomas Rewoldt Ann Arbor, MI Your Great, Guys!
19421 6 months ago Kameren Haliday Atlanta, GA I'm an athlete myself and what you guys are doing is amazing and very inspirational. Stay Strong
19420 6 months ago Rachel C S Burlington, VT
19419 6 months ago Meredith Asher Chicago, IL
19418 6 months ago Eleanor Hopkins Memphis, TN
19417 6 months ago Janice Ward Marcell, MN
19416 6 months ago Joni Rydecki Albuquerque, NM
19415 6 months ago Christine Kyne Campbell, CA
19414 6 months ago Charlene Ferguson Otho, IA
19413 6 months ago Amina Rodriguez Clearwater, FL
19412 6 months ago Anonymous Plainfield, IL
19411 6 months ago Rob-ben Schaefer Santa Rosa, CA I thank you and will boycott NFL
19410 6 months ago Darrell Tribue Quakertown, PA
19409 6 months ago Emily Johnston Colorado Springs, CO History in the making! Don't back down ... wait for the change!
19408 6 months ago Cameron Boulware High Point, NC
Next ->

By taking action you will be automatically signed up for action alerts from RootsAction. We consider your contact information to be private and confidential. We will NOT disclose it to any other entity unless you specifically authorize us to do so. You can unsubscribe at the bottom of any email you receive from us.

> 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