Advancement Project stands by NFL players - and all professional athletes - that continue to advocate for change to our country’s unjust policing practices that disparately impact the lives of Black people.
This ongoing campaign has followed Colin Kaepernick's #TakeAKnee protests, in addition to supporting the renaming of Washington's NFL team.
Letter to NFL Commissioner Re: Anthem Protest Policy
“Compelling players to stand for the national anthem… tells the world that the NFL does not care about racial justice.”
Letter to NFL Commissioner on Response to #TakeAKnee Protests
We stand in solidarity with NFL players who #TakeAKnee and join a coalition demanding a meeting with the commissioner to discuss the league’s response to these protests.
Change the Mascot: Letter to Broadcasters
Promotion of the R-word has significantly harmed Native Americans, especially Native youth.
Colin Kaepernick Puts Money Where His Mouth Is
Advancement Project is one of last organizations to receive portion of
$1 million donation from former football player, social justice advocate
Much Like the Unwarranted Suspension of Youth of Color, Jemele Hill’s ESPN Suspension is Another Example Racial Injustice
This two-week suspension is an effort to silence an African American who has a national platform, thousands of followers and a message that challenges the status quo. ESPN should be ashamed.