“Hate Crimes in the Heartland revisits powerful moments in American history — past and present -- that remind us of the profound racial tensions that have shaped the country’s trajectory,”
–JustFilms Director Cara Mertes of the Ford Foundation.
“Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. asserted that civil rights are human rights, and that is the message that we take away from this film,”
–Steven W. Hawkins, executive director of Amnesty International USA