Delece Smith-Barrow
Web Editor

Delece Smith-Barrow is an online editor and producer at The Washington Post with a focus on news for and about African Americans. She came to The Post in 2006 as an intern while attending the Philip Merrill College of Journalism at the University of Maryland College Park. She’s worked on everything from the swine flu outbreak to pop culture pieces on Heidi Montag’s (short-lived) music career. Before coming to The Post, Delece interned at Washingtonian magazine and NEA Today. A native Washingtonian, she lives in Northeast.

Latest by Delece Smith-Barrow

‘Strip Club Queens Atlanta’ beats D.C. to the punch

‘Strip Club Queens Atlanta’ beats D.C. to the punch

What happened to the District-based ‘Strip Club Queens’? Turns out it’s still in the works because another city with a strong African American population stole the production company’s attention: Atlanta.

Jollof rice, with an asterisk

Jollof rice, with an asterisk

Could a re-education in cooking more healthful African dishes win over the author’s parents?

A battle for best conga player, and an attempt to unify the go-go community

A battle for best conga player, and an attempt to unify the go-go community

The first King of the Congas Battle brought together players and go-go lovers of all ages at La Fontaine Bleue.

Everyday People: Metasebia Yoseph

Everyday People: Metasebia Yoseph

A D.C. writer pours her heart into sharing Ethiopians’ coffee-drinking custom.