Oct 29, 2021
The Netflix drama series created by Ava DuVernay and famed
football player Colin Kaepernick explores Kaepernick's high school
years and the experiences that led him to become an activist.
Showrunner Michael Starrbury talked to Write On about how the
writers' room was assembled: "If you put good people in the room
together, and they really care about what you're trying to
accomplish, then good things will come out of it. I wasn't really
looking for 'TV writers;' I was looking for people who could write
Michael goes on to discuss what it takes to have a career in
writing. "Have your own goals. Don't let anybody gas you up and
tell you that you're doing great when you have your own measurement
for greatness… I can't control the yes's and no's in Hollywood, but
what I can do is I can make adjustments for myself in order to
reach my goal."
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