"[Director Samuel] Pollard's organization of his material is masterful."
— Kambole Campbell, Hyperallergic
"MLK/FBI is an essential film. And it’s a film relevant to where we are at this moment."
— Chris Evangelista, Slashfilm
"Eye-opening and jaw dropping...could not have arrived at a more pertinent moment."
— Rolling Stone
"Pollards’ MLK/FBI is more than an eye-opening look at an icon, and the evil forces working to tear him apart, it’s a critical chapter that should be imprinted inside every white American’s heart. Especially right now."
— Robert Daniels, The Playlist
"It’s a useful reminder not just that this American hero was a widely vilified figure during his lifetime but also that he accomplished everything he did despite nonstop resistance from intelligence agencies, the media, and the public alike."
— A.A. Dowd, The A.V. Club
"Films that divulge the reckless behavior of the FBI and/or government should be seen so the country doesn't repeat that kind of malfeasance that leads to civil rights leaders being maligned and murdered."
— Dwight Brown, National Newspaper Publishers Association