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 27951 signatures
Number Date Name Location Please add comment.
27951 2 months ago Paola Medina-Diaz Gurabo, PR
27950 3 months ago Paola Medina-Diaz Gurabo, PR
27949 3 months ago Paola Medina-Diaz Gurabo, PR
27948 4 months ago Yessenia Quintero South Gate, CA
27947 7 months ago Marc Waters Afton, NY
27946 7 months ago Anonymous Silver Spring , MD
27945 8 months ago Jovohn Hornbuckle Cedar Hill, TX
27944 10 months ago Chrisanthos Vlasiadis Bayport, NY
27943 10 months ago LeAnn Bjelle Aptos, CA I see bravery and participation in the American rights and ideals in the act of taking a knee.
27942 11 months ago Amanda Geer Jackson, MI
27941 12 months ago Eryn Espiritu CROCKETT, CA
27940 12 months ago Zach Luschen Roy, WA
27939 1 year ago ignacio guzman Valencia, CA f trump
27938 1 year ago ignacio guzman Valencia, CA
27937 1 year ago Linda Lane Delray Beach, FL I kneel with you. Thank you for defending the protest and right to protest.
27936 1 year ago Gary Cook Saint Bernard, OH
27935 1 year ago Sandra Gresham Honokaa, HI
27934 1 year ago Sue Ameijide Carmel, NY Don't let out idiot racist president scare you. We must all stick together against him.
Thank you.
27933 1 year ago Wendy Massie Lisle, IL Taking a knee has never been disrespectful. When will people get it thru their heads that this has nothing to do with the military or our flag. Wish I was brave enough to take a knee!
27932 1 year ago Erica Ransford Dearborn Hghts, MI
27931 1 year ago Olga Rose-Jones Brooklyn, NY
27930 1 year ago Gwen Richards Santa Barbara , CA
27929 1 year ago Ramya Chellappa Hackensack, NJ
27928 1 year ago Roxanna Bishop Novato, CA Those brave players are not disrespecting the flag or veterans and are peacefully protesting America's shameful reluctance to resolve the problems of intolerance, prejudice and injustice that have p...
27927 1 year ago Rob Rocco Avon Lake, OH
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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