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.


51-75 of 27846 signatures
Number Date Name Location Please add comment.
27796 3 days ago Rosemary Brown Santa Cruz, CA I am proud of our brave young men.
27795 3 days ago Jesse kearney Atlanta, GA
27794 3 days ago Holly Smith St. Petersburg, FL
27793 3 days ago Robert Bloom Selinsgrove, PA
27792 4 days ago Marilyn Williams Denver, CO I agree with the athletes kneeling and don't plan to watch football this season.
27791 4 days ago Anonymous Philadelphia, PA To vilify the efforts of black and brown people to bring attention to the hatred and racism we suffer each day they call what Kapernack and other black athletes are doing as "taking a knee." Has i...
27790 4 days ago Nancy M. Caswell Clinton, MA
27789 4 days ago Nicholas DiMasi, Jr. Glen Ellyn, IL
27788 4 days ago Joseph Mitchener Pioneer, CA
27787 4 days ago Jenny Amanda Hurwitz New York, NY
27786 4 days ago Joanne Mayhew olympia, WA
27785 4 days ago Flo Ceravolo NY, NY
27784 4 days ago Kurt McInnes Langley, BC
27783 4 days ago Cathy Gray Indianapolis, IN Kneeling is a sign of deep honor and respect - and a posture taken to plea for help and justice. Never feel ashamed or intimidated in the quest for what is due to every human being on this planet! I...
27782 4 days ago James Mitchell Lexington, NC Thank you.
27781 4 days ago Nicholas Ratto Alameda, CA
27780 4 days ago Mercy Flores Tempe, AZ Thank you for your courage in kneeling, praying and pursuing justice!
27779 4 days ago Donna Barrett Buffalo Grove, IL
27778 4 days ago Nancy McMahon Olympia, WA
27777 5 days ago Malaika Boyd Pflugerville, TX
27776 5 days ago Anonymous Chicago, IL
27775 5 days ago Anonymous Baltimore, MD
27774 5 days ago Anonymous Tacoma, WA Protest is patriotic, baked into our nation's existence, and enshrined in our Constitution. Thank you for your service towards the greater good and the principled integrity you displayed against a ...
27773 5 days ago Laney Roberts Charleston, SC
27772 5 days ago Deborah Henry Saint Louis, MO
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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