Colin Kaepernick reveals he went through some “problematic things with White adoptive parents
March 12, 2023
During an interview with CBS News,Colin Kaepernick reveals he went through some “problematic things” with his White adoptive parents.
On Thursday, the one-time controversial Super Bowl quarterback discusses as he promotes his comic book about his upbringing, “Change the Game.”
He attributed disagreements with his parents about, among other things, hairstyles, to their racism
“I know my parents loved me. But there were still very problematic things that I went through,” he told CBS News.
Kaepernick is biracial, born to a White mother who gave him up for adoption after his Black father split during the pregnancy. He was raised by two White parents — Rick and Teresa Kaepernick — from the age of five weeks.