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

Catania concedes to Bowser in D.C. mayor race

Catania concedes to Bowser in D.C. mayor race

Bowser had taken a significant 20-point lead over Catania in early returns.

Will a $500,000 image makeover
for Prince George’s county pay off?

Will a $500,000 image makeover <br>for Prince George’s county pay off?

Officials have chosen metro ads, radio spots and billboards to change the way people think.

Hurston/Wright Foundation awards NoViolet Bulawayo for her debut novel, ‘We Need New Names’

Hurston/Wright Foundation awards NoViolet Bulawayo for her debut novel, ‘We Need New Names’

Hurston/Wright 2014 award for non-fiction went to Craig Steven Wilder for “Ebony & Ivy: Race, Slavery, and the Troubled History of America’s Universities”; award for poetry went to Amaud Jamaul Johnson, who wrote “Darktown Follies.”

Fighting Ebola in West Africa, then fear of disease in U.S.

Fighting Ebola in West Africa, then fear of disease in U.S.

A small army of U.S. volunteers has been traveling back and forth to the Ebola epicenters for months.