Netflix Series About Colin Kaepernick is actually inside the Works via Ava DuVernay

Colin Kaepernick has yet to be invited back to the National Football League, yet Netflix is actually welcoming him with open arms. The former quarterback for the San Francisco 49ers who sparked a movement when he knelt during the national anthem to protest police brutality along with racial inequality has joined forces with the writer-director Ava DuVernay for a six-episode Netflix series. The show, “Colin in Black & White,” will center on the athlete’s teenage years.

Michael Starrbury (“When They See Us”) wrote the series along with will serve as executive producer alongside DuVernay along with Kaepernick, who will narrate the episodes.

The show centers on Kaepernick’s life as a Black child growing up in Northern California which has a white adopted family along with his journey to becoming a professional quarterback.

“Too often we see race along with Black stories portrayed through a white lens,” Kaepernick said in a statement. “We seek to give completely new perspective to the differing realities that will Black people face. We explore the racial conflicts I faced as an adopted Black man in a white community during my high school years.”

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