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

In Freddie Gray’s neighborhood, some unease tempers celebratory moments

In Freddie Gray’s neighborhood, some unease tempers celebratory moments

There is happiness that charges against police were filed, but many worry about the blighted area’s future.

Man who shot Gray video questions manslaughter charges for officers

Kevin Moore says six officers charged in Freddie Gray’s death should face stronger charges.

After social-media alert to a ‘purge,’ police officers stood waiting

After social-media alert to a ‘purge,’ police officers stood waiting

An ominous message pushed officers to mobilize near a busy mall and transit station.

Hundreds turn out to remember family in Princess Anne, Md.

Hundreds turn out to remember family in Princess Anne, Md.

The seven children and their father died of carbon monoxide poisoning in the home they shared.