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 27935 signatures
Number Date Name Location Please add comment.
27885 1 month ago zeke finkelstein penobscot, ME
27884 1 month ago rick menendez Barnhart, MT
27883 1 month ago Susan Keplinger MIAMI, FL
27882 1 month ago Beverly Ramirez Stockton, CA I think all sports should take a knee! I'll ban football if the players don't take a knee, please they can't fire you cause there'd be no football!
27881 1 month ago Sam Miller Phoenixville, PA
27880 1 month ago Dennis Trembly Los Angeles, CA
27879 1 month ago Bonnie Faith-Smith Cambridge, MA
27878 1 month ago Richard Sears winchester, VA
27877 1 month ago Amanda Collins Dallas, TX
27876 1 month ago Barry Nelson Miami, FL I would expect this sort of nationalistic BS in China and Cuba, not the US. I respect our country and our flag because I have the right choose to respect it or not, not because I am required to!
27875 1 month ago Anonymous Middleton, WI
27874 1 month ago Kelly Hurlbut Flagstaff, AZ
27873 1 month ago Patrick Rameau HOLLIS, NY
27872 1 month ago Lorri Oja Fort Bragg, CA
27871 1 month ago Mercy Flores Tempe, AZ
27870 1 month ago DEBRA HARRIS Philadelphia, PA
27869 1 month ago Victoria Peyser Newark, DE
27868 1 month ago Bryer Marnin Ankeny, IA
27867 1 month ago Andre Walter Austin, TX
27866 1 month ago Susan Porter Lords Valley, PA
27865 1 month ago Daniel McCarthy A, NY I DESPISE tRump and his family and enablers and the unconscionable vandalism he is doing to the heart and soul of what was a great nation before he came along. I wholeheartedly support you KNEELERS...
27864 1 month ago Paul Grohman Yonkers, NY Thank you for having the guts to do whatever is necessary to fight against the injustices of this nation.
27863 1 month ago Manuela Sanchez BERKELEY, CA I am with you and take a knee -----
27862 1 month ago C. McGilp Minneapolis, MN
27861 1 month ago Robin Yi Vienna, VA Thank you for being true patriots, willing to take a risk to defend the values our country should represent.
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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