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.


1-25 of 19650 signatures
Number Date Name Location Please add comment.
19650 4 days ago David Morais METAIRIE, LA
19649 1 week ago Anonymous S h, FL
19648 1 week ago Anonymous Kutztown, PA
19647 3 weeks ago Katelyn Tasto Becker, MN
19646 3 weeks ago Errol Gay CEDAR PARK, TX
19645 3 weeks ago Valerie Face Santa Clara, CA
19644 3 weeks ago Alexandra Cheff EDINBURG, VA
19643 4 weeks ago Dawn Hartman Philadelphia, PA
19642 4 weeks ago Joseph Bieliunas Springfield , PA The athletes are taking a patriotic stand. Not like President (lol) Trump and his bone spur excuse for nit defending his country. No matter how wrong the Vietnam War was.
19641 4 weeks ago Thomas Walendy ARCATA, CA
19640 4 weeks ago Margaret Dukes Saint Paul, MN
19639 1 month ago Karen Sable Prescott, AZ Let's try to fix the problems. How can we do that? Thanks for what you are doing.
19638 1 month ago Jenifer Horne Madison, WI I'm not a big fan of football, but am a big fan of free speech and protest for the right reasons. I'm proud of you!
19637 1 month ago Ray Nelson Beaumont, TX
19636 1 month ago Allen Zimmerman Olympia, WA Thank you for your courage as w warrior in the good fight.
Another white brother
19635 1 month ago Samuel Allen Oneonta, NY I truly respect you and your courage to voice your concern over discrimination and actions of our criminal justice system.

Sincerely,

Sam Allen
Another white brother
19634 1 month ago Klarisse Dexter Lemon Grove, CA
19633 1 month ago J.B. Sacks West Hills, CA
19632 1 month ago Lydia Swan Lexington, MA Taking a knee is valuable, peaceful protest that puts our national focus on critical issues. Thank you for using your platform in this way. It is essentially American, brave, and clear. I "took a...
19631 1 month ago Emily Labes New York, NY
19630 1 month ago Rochelle Wolf Bridgman, MI Thank You !
Thank You ,for Not Allowing A Bully to Dictate your Rights. For Your Rights are Explained in Our Constitution, And The Constitution is Standing on Your Side.
19629 1 month ago Michael Madden New City, NY
19628 1 month ago Gloria Rogan Gahanna, OH
19627 1 month ago Shirin Dalili Hingham, MA
19626 1 month ago Riley Brannian Iowa City , IA
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Background:
> 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