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Colin in Black & White: Season 1 (2021)

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Critic Consensus: Black & White's clunky format fumbles the fundamentals of storytelling, but this hybrid series nonetheless scores a touchdown in conveying Colin Kaepernick's truth.

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Quarterback and activist Colin Kaepernick's high-school years in Turlock, Cal. are chronicled, spotlighting the racial conflicts he faced as an adopted black man in a white community.

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Critic Reviews for Colin in Black & White: Season 1

All Critics (37) | Top Critics (23)

There's something highly watchable about it, particularly in young Colin's narrative. The cast within the storyline about Kaepernick's life are great, even if Kaepernick himself isn't the best host and narrator.

November 4, 2021 | Rating: C+ | Full Review…

It's a very good series which humanizes a courageous athlete who has too often been belittled and misrepresented by ignorant ideologues.

October 29, 2021 | Full Review…
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While the execution is mixed, the aims of the series are so clear and admirable that it goes a long way. Colin in Black & White is unabashed edutainment.

October 29, 2021 | Rating: 3/4 | Full Review…

One can only hope that this will be just the first season.

October 28, 2021 | Rating: 3/4 | Full Review…

Kaepernick... is a consistently magnetic presence. He's often shot staring straight into the camera, daring you to look away. That is effective.

October 27, 2021 | Full Review…

[Jaden] Michael's self-assured performance offers a compelling glimpse of the experiences that both shaped Kaepernick's sensibility and emboldened him to take a stand.

October 26, 2021 | Full Review…

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