Why "All American" Is a Must-Watch
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Why "All American" Is a Must-Watch

WARNING: potential spoilers, but worth the read.

Why "All American" Is a Must-Watch

If you haven't jumped on the wave of watching the CW show "All American", well you should. It's a new hit show inspired by the story of former NFL player, Spencer Paysinger.

"All American" is a show about a high school football player named Spencer James. But Spencer James isn't just another football player, he's a master at his craft. He goes to school at South Crenshaw High, and after a game one night, the head coach from a school in Beverly Hills comes to recruit him to play for his team (yes, ethical issues arise). But this show is more than about football, it talks about topics people today still aren't comfortable talking about.

The show is based in Crenshaw and Beverly Hills, which if you don't already know are very polar opposite areas. Spencer has grown up in Crenshaw all his life, but when he moves to Beverly Hills, he faces racism and judgment because of where he's from. Kids at Beverly High give him a hard time about being from Crenshaw and try to crack jokes that aren't very funny. The football team doesn't accept him, they don't want him on the team. Spencer's life in Crenshaw is very different to the one he lives in Beverly Hills. Very different things go on in both areas. Faced with struggles in both towns, Spencer conquers.

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