Colin Kaepernick and 'Selma' Director Ava DuVernay Team for Netflix Series About His Teen Years

Netflix is creating a limited series based on the life of former NFL star and National Anthem protestor Colin Kaepernick, focusing on his early years as a high school student growing up in California. Ava DuVernay, the filmmaker behind Selma, is the creator of the project along with Kaepernick.

Watch: Gold Star Mom Slams Colin Kaepernick, Honors Hero Son: ‘He's Given More Than Any Athlete Has Ever Given’

Gold Star Mom Amanda Jacobs spoke at the pro-freedom, anti-socialist “Rally for Freedom” in the nation’s capital Independence Day morning and honored her heroic son, who lost his life fighting for liberty.

Nike Ditches 'Betsy Ross Flag' Sneaker After Colin Kaepernick Raises Concerns over the Flag's Connection to Slavery

Nike has decided to pull their America-themed 4th of July sneakers which featured the “Betsy Ross” flag, after former NFL anthem-protester and Nike pitchman Colin Kaepernick raised concerns over the offensive symbolism he felt the flag displayed, the Wall Street Journal reports.