"A celebration of Black culture, the sort of positive portrait that Blacks deserve and seldom receive… a compelling, thoroughly researched production."
- Columbus Dispatch
"Austin Allen's documentary takes a controversial stance: that African American's conception of open space is different from that of the mostly white civic authorities who have closed public parks in recent years, denying blacks a vital gathering place… In building his case, Allen creates a fascinating history of Black America."
- The East Bay Express
"The documentary, along with the conversations, made a big impact on the audience of students, staff and local landscape architecture professionals, and opened up students' eyes to a different perspective to landscape architecture and what they can do as practitioners."
- Quynh Pham, Georgia Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA)