Colin Kaepernick says he struggled to embrace his blackness even though he knows his adoptive parents "loved" him.

Graphic Novel Release: Colin Kaepernick released his graphic novel, "Change the Game," this week, co-written with Eve L. Ewing, aimed at readers 12 and up.

Childhood Struggles: Kaepernick discussed his struggles growing up with his White adoptive parents, Rick and Teresa Kaepernick, during a CBS News interview.

Adoption Background: Kaepernick, who is biracial and identifies as Black, mentioned experiencing pushback from his adoptive parents on racial issues.

Cornrows Incident: He recalled wanting cornrows as a child, but his mom called the hairstyle "unprofessional" and said he would look like "a little thug."

Home Racism: Kaepernick emphasised that racism can happen within one's own home and highlighted the need to address it collectively.

Book's Perspective: "Change the Game" tells Kaepernick's life story from the perspective of his teenage self, focusing on his personal experiences.

#TakeAKnee Movement: In 2016, Kaepernick sparked national conversation by kneeling during the national anthem to protest systemic racism and police brutality.

Message of Control: Kaepernick believes in controlling one's response to situations and preparing for them, which is a key message in his book.

Select Here’s The True Meaning Behind Jelly Roll’s Apple Core Face TattooHere’s The True Meaning Behind Jelly Roll’s Apple Core Face Tattoo 

Thanks For Watching