Filming for the From West Baltimore documentary series began in 2016 several months after the death of Freddie Gray and subsequent protests that turned violent with looting and burning of local businesses.
Freddie Gray is only like a few blocks up the street, what happened to Freddie Gray, it's Sandtown, that's where I'm from.
2017 Baltimore City Neighborhood Health Profile Baltimore City Health Department: Sandtown-Winchester/Harlem Park
Leana S. Wen, MD, MSc
96.7% Population Black or African American
86.8% Children in single-parent households
$24,374 Median Household Income
50.3% Families in poverty
44.4% 8th graders at proficient or advanced reading level
2X rate of Baltimore CityYouth homicide mortality rate
2X rate of Baltimore CityDrug and/or Alcohol Induced Death
2X rate of Baltimore CityMortality rate 15-24 years old