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 19650 signatures
Number Date Name Location Please add comment.
19600 1 month ago Susan Uhl Durango, CO
19599 1 month ago Rebecca Evans Seattle, WA
19598 1 month ago Jane Beattie Ketchum, ID
19597 1 month ago Cindy Sheridan Naperville, IL
19596 1 month ago John Lillig Chicago, IL
19595 1 month ago Marla Feldhacker DES MOINES, IA
19594 1 month ago Zachary Miller New York , NY
19593 2 months ago Anonymous S h, FL
19592 2 months ago Victoria Reis Philadelphia, PA
19591 2 months ago Steven DeLessio Oceanside, NC
19590 2 months ago Melissa Lemons Wilmington, DE I preached about your actions as an example of a prophetic voice against racism. Thank you for your honesty and courage.
19589 2 months ago Anonymous Sacramento , CA
19588 2 months ago Anonymous Chandler, AZ freedom of speech and freedom of thought is the basis of the American way
19587 2 months ago Ronald Butler Rochester Hills, MI You are protecting the first amendment.
19586 2 months ago Donye Sacco LA, CA
19585 2 months ago susan silverman Oakland, CA
19584 2 months ago Stephanie Asplund Layton, UT
19583 2 months ago Beatrice Birch Larchmont, NY I don't like football and don't watch it but I honor the players and their courageous, principled action. I'll be your fans for your citizenship and patriotism.
19582 2 months ago Kristian Borysevicz New York, NY
19581 2 months ago Chadidjah McFall Berkeley, CA You are the true patriots. You might make it possible for America to be great--for the first time.
19580 2 months ago Arlene Blackston Wyncote, PA
19579 2 months ago Bradley Janssen Apple Valley, MN
19578 2 months ago peter leeftink zwolle, ot
19577 2 months ago Yvonne Polelonema Phoenix, AZ
19576 2 months ago Jeff Laik Kent, WA I greatly respect the actions you are taking to call attention to racial injustice and inequality. I stand behind you in the call for "liberty and justice for all".
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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