Former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick published a children’s book about race.
“I Color Myself Different” — marketed by Kaepernick Publishing — will discuss the athlete’s experiences as a black child adopted into a white family. The book is set to release in April 2022 with additional books to follow.
We’re honored to collaborate w/ @Scholastic on @Kaepernick7’s children’s book, I COLOR MYSELF DIFFERENT, & hope that his story will inspire young people to live courageously in their truth. #IColorMyselfDifferent hits shelves on 4/5/22. Pre-order now at https://t.co/ei83WPSu05. pic.twitter.com/0FWxMuCtf0
— Kaepernick Publishing (@KaepernickPub) July 15, 2021
A press release from Kaepernick Publishing explains:
Colin Kaepernick, renowned activist, change-maker, and athlete, and Scholastic, the global children’s publishing, education, and media company, announce a multi-book publishing deal. Brokered in an exclusive offer from Kaepernick Publishing, the agreement includes World rights and all languages for both print and eBook formats.
During a kindergarten exercise on drawing families, Kaepernick remembers putting down the yellow crayon he had been using to