Colin in Black and White

TV review by Joyce Slaton, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 13+

Powerful series connects one man's life to oppression.

Netflix Drama 2021

Parents say

age 12+

Based on 2 reviews

Kids say

age 11+

Based on 2 reviews

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age 12+

For Real

Is it a documentary or is it a short story? What I do know is that it shines light on the man and allows the people to see how and why he became the man that he is much bigger than a QB! He is determined to make this USA a better place for All mankind!

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age 11+

Entertaining and Informative

My son was curious to know more about Colin Kaepernick, beyond the well-known things like kneeling during the national anthem and being shunned by NFL teams. We’re very glad to have found this mini-series, who better to tell the story than Colin himself! This fascinating portrayal of his youth really shows how he got to where he is today, while raising many important topics regarding race and growing up in America. Highly recommend!

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Great messages
Great role models
1 person found this helpful.

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