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Colin in Dark and White, a tiny series primarily primarily based totally on the excessive college experiences of Colin Kaepernick, will debut October 29 on Netflix.
The series, which functions narration from Kaepernick, is co-produced by Academy Award-nominated filmmaker Ava DuVernay.
A youthful model of Kaepernick is performed by Jaden Michael, while Prick Offerman (Parks and Recreation) and Mary-Louise Parker (Weeds) play his of us.
Primarily based on the trailer, the series appears to focal point on the discrimination and diversified challenges Kaepernick confronted while rising up that resulted in his becoming one among basically the most infamous civil rights activists of his era.
The used San Francisco 49ers quarterback hasn’t performed in the NFL since 2016 after he started kneeling for the length of the national anthem to stammer police brutality and racial discrimination. Kaepernick’s location on the forefront of the circulate performed a vital piece in his failing to land but every other NFL contract.
The 33-year-used has spent the closing half-decade publicly championing civil rights reform, becoming arguably better identified for his work in the neighborhood than his soccer occupation.