You know her as detective Greggs on The Wire and the producer of the documentary Baltimore Rising which was inspired by the death of Freddie Frey, Sonja Sohn is back as Laverne on the Showtime show The Chi. “It’s produced and created by Lena Waithe and Common,” explained Sohn. “They really wanted to explore the humanity and sensationalism behind the South Side […]

The city of Baltimore hasn’t been the same since the death of Freddie Gray. On April 12, 2015, the 25-year-old died of a spinal cord injury while in police custody. Since then the city has fought to keep their head above the water. Actress Sonja Sohn from the show The Wire has directed an intense documentary […]

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — The producers and participants in “Baltimore Rising” say national and local media sensationalized the protests that erupted after the death of Freddie Gray, but that their new documentary humanizes the narrative. Activists Kwame Rose and Makayla Gilliam-Price appeared alongside director Sonja Sohn Wednesday at the Television Critics Association’s summer meeting […]