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Malcolm X, Martin Luther King, Stokely Carmichael: just three of the undisputed heroes of the USA Civil Rights Movement. Canada, however, can boast of its own equally galvanizing - and divisive - leader: Nova Scotia's Rocky Jones, supported by his then-wife, Joan Jones. Walter Borden had barely reached his mid-twenties when he met the Joneses - well before he became Canada's preeminent actor of Black-Indigenous origin. In the late 1960s, these three very nearly incited a revolution in Nova Scotia, all while the RCMP tried to suppress them - resulting in a drama fit for Hollywood.

After successful workshop presentations in Halifax, Cherrybrook, and Toronto, KUWTJ has moved into its next phase of development. Watch this space to learn more about the full production, currently slated for Spring 2026!

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