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.


26-50 of 19664 signatures
Number Date Name Location Please add comment.
19639 6 months ago Karen Sable Prescott, AZ Let's try to fix the problems. How can we do that? Thanks for what you are doing.
19638 7 months 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 7 months ago Ray Nelson Beaumont, TX
19636 7 months ago Allen Zimmerman Olympia, WA Thank you for your courage as w warrior in the good fight.
Another white brother
19635 7 months 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 7 months ago Klarisse Dexter Lemon Grove, CA
19633 7 months ago J.B. Sacks West Hills, CA
19632 7 months 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 7 months ago Emily Labes NEW YORK, NY
19630 7 months 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 7 months ago Michael Madden New City, NY
19628 7 months ago Gloria Rogan Gahanna, OH
19627 7 months ago Shirin Dalili Hingham, MA
19626 7 months ago Riley Brannian Iowa City , IA
19625 7 months ago c fischer Verona, PA
19624 7 months ago Ladonna Hendrickson Tulsa, OK one nation under GOD school and the flag
19623 7 months ago Samantha Maxwell Orangevale, CA
19622 7 months ago Anonymous Baltimore, MD I pledge no allegiance to the Kleptocratic States of America, nor to the cruelty for which it stands. One nation, under siege, intolerant, with liberty and justice for none.
19621 7 months ago wes Howard Hutchins, TX
19620 7 months ago Ray Johnson Eustis, FL
19619 7 months ago Ryan Finnegan Saint Petersburg , FL
19618 7 months ago Rev. Robert Alton Jones irvington, N. Y., NY pEOEPLE STAND FOR "gOD BLESS aMERICA" I like the song. but no one has declared it sacred. If you want to celebrate in a secial way, go ahead! If others feel short changed because of their race, fina...
19617 7 months ago harvey wasserman valley village, CA hire colin kaepernick!!!
19616 7 months ago Gustavo F. Queens, NY
19615 7 months ago Stephen F Sloane Washington, DC It is our right to protest government policies and our elected officials. Thanks for manning up!!!
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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