DeNeen L. Brown
Staff Writer

DeNeen L. Brown is an award-winning staff writer at The Washington Post.

Brown has covered night police, education, courts, politics and culture. She has written about the black middle class, poverty, the homeless, arts and gentrification. As a foreign correspondent, DeNeen Brown traveled throughout the Arctic to write about climate change and indigenous populations.

In 2006, DeNeen Brown won First Place in Narrative Features in the American Association of Sunday and Feature Editors’ Excellence-in-Feature-Writing Contest. DeNeen Brown won the 1999 Award for Non-Deadline Writing by the American Society of Newspaper Editors.

Latest by DeNeen L. Brown

‘They murdered those cats’: 23 were removed from home, 22 euthanized

‘They murdered those cats’: 23 were removed from home, 22 euthanized

Renetta DeBlase says she took good care of her cats. Animal control officers disagreed.

BET’s epic miniseries ‘The Book of Negroes’ screens at the National Archives

BET’s epic miniseries ‘The Book of Negroes’ screens at the National Archives

Stars of the six-part series made appearance at screening, and talked about the show and its significance.

Prince George’s neighborhoods make “Top 10 List of Richest Black Communities in America“

Prince George’s neighborhoods make “Top 10 List of Richest Black Communities in America“

Fort Washington, Friendly, Kettering, Mitchellville and Woodmore make Atlanta Black Star’s top 10 list.

D.C. area non-profit opens new burial sites for Ebola victims near Monrovia.

D.C. area non-profit opens new burial sites for Ebola victims near Monrovia.

Global Communities opens new burial site for Ebola victims near Monrovia.