Despite what #45 says, the #TakeAKnee Movement is about standing up to the police brutality and racial injustice  happening in this country right now. Started by former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick last year, the notion of kneeling during the National Anthem has grown since then into a worldwide movement that has inspired, raised awareness and illuminated the power of our First Amendment right to peaceful protest.

Here are a few brave celebrities who have publicly taken a knee in solidarity with this fight for freedom:

#IStandWithColin: Celebrities That Have Taken A Knee was originally published on