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LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - OCTOBER 28: Colin Kaepernick attends the Netflix Limited Series "Colin in Black and White" Premiere at Los Angeles County Museum of Art on October 28, 2021 in Los Angeles, California.

Fans can’t get enough of Colin Kaepernick’s six-episode series drama that just touched down on Netflix’s streaming platform Friday.

Colin in Black and White details the superstar athlete’s journey through a coming-of-age lens starting from 8th grade to his senior year in high school as he embarks on his path to NFL stardom. Issues such as race, class, and culture begin to conflict in the young man’s path. A younger version of Kaepernick is played by breakout star Jaden Michael as Kaepernick voices the narration throughout.

The show is directed by Oscar-winning director Ava DuVernay who describes the show to BET as a “stew” of storytelling techniques delving into microaggressions relating to privilege, access, and race.

Los Angeles Premiere Of Netflix's "Colin In Black And White" - Arrivals

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA – OCTOBER 28: (L-R) Colin Kaepernick, Ava DuVernay, and Jaden Michael attend the Premiere of Netflix’s “Colin In Black And White” at Academy Museum of Motion Pictures on October 28, 2021 in Los Angeles, California.

Kaepernick thanked Ava for her support of the project, “It’s truly a special moment to be able to build something with people that you love, and respect and admire” per The Hollywood Reporter.

To which DuVernay replied, “Proud to support @Kaepernick7’s vision and mission. And overjoyed that so many are embracing #ColininBlackandWhite on our debut day! Thank you for watching!”

Colin in Black and White is now available to stream on Netflix.

Check out what fans think about the show so far:

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