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.


76-100 of 27862 signatures
Number Date Name Location Please add comment.
27787 7 days ago Jenny Amanda Hurwitz New York, NY
27786 7 days ago Joanne Mayhew olympia, WA
27785 7 days ago Flo Ceravolo NY, NY
27784 7 days ago Kurt McInnes Langley, BC
27783 7 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 7 days ago James Mitchell Lexington, NC Thank you.
27781 7 days ago Nicholas Ratto Alameda, CA
27780 7 days ago Mercy Flores Tempe, AZ Thank you for your courage in kneeling, praying and pursuing justice!
27779 1 week ago Donna Barrett Buffalo Grove, IL
27778 1 week ago Nancy McMahon Olympia, WA
27777 1 week ago Malaika Boyd Pflugerville, TX
27776 1 week ago Anonymous Chicago, IL
27775 1 week ago Anonymous Baltimore, MD
27774 1 week 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 1 week ago Laney Roberts Charleston, SC
27772 1 week ago Deborah Henry Saint Louis, MO
27771 1 week ago Liz Johnson Albany, CA
27770 1 week ago joanne katzen Aptos, CA
27769 1 week ago Kara Duffy Roy, WA
27768 1 week ago Rob Carter Lafayette, CO
27767 1 week ago Kellie Searl san gabriel, CA
27766 1 week ago Kellie Searl san gabriel, CA
27765 1 week ago Ryan McGrath Seattle, WA
27764 1 week ago Daniel Brush Raytown, MO
27763 1 week ago Nathan Roll Portland, OR
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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