"...resonates with the violent imagery of a city in which racism is part of our daily lives."
- Michael Blowen, The Boston Globe
"If you aren't old enough to remember what happened in Roxbury in the '70s, filmmaker Alonzo Speight recaptures the racial violence that tore the predominantly Black town asunder in his documentary, THE PEOPLE UNITED."
- The City Sun
"Shows how residents of the black community tried to grapple with a series of murders in the late 1970s..."
- Bay State Banner
"A model instance of community cinema..."
- The Institute of Contemporary Art Cinema
"THE PEOPLE UNITED would be quite helpful in organizing in any community against police brutality..."
- National Conference of Black Lawyers