Colin in black and white will be a six-episode series focusing on the footballer's "early life as a black kid growing up with a white adopted family and his journey to become a great quarterback while defining his identity," according to Variety.
In a statement Colin said: “All too often we see race and black stories portrayed through a white lens. We seek to give a new perspective on the different realities that black people face. We explore the racial conflicts I encountered as an adopted black man in a white community during high school. It is an honor to bring these stories to life in collaboration with Ava for the world to see. "
The series is already written and Colin is set to provide narrative for the project.
Ava said, "With his protest action, Colin Kaepernick ignited a national conversation about race and justice with far-reaching consequences for football, culture and for him, personally. ColinThe story has a lot to say about identity, sports and the enduring spirit of protest and excitement. I couldn't be happier than telling this story to the Netflix team. "
This is AvaThe following fourth project at Netflix When they see us, 13th, and her upcoming documentary of late Nipsey Hussle.
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