Sports & Politics: 27 Woke Athletes Who've Taken A Stand

Natasha Hatendi Sep, 07, 2016

A number of NFL teams and players have joined Colin Kaepernick in protesting the national anthem after Donald Trump’s recent comments suggesting that players should be fired for kneeling.

These athletes join a number of other sports stars who’ve used their platform to bring awareness to a number of issues. 

From Kaepernick to Venus Williams, here are athletes who’ve mixed sports and politics to create change.