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 Ferguson, a generational divide

In Ferguson, a generational divide

Civil rights-era activists see big differences between their struggle and that of young protesters today.

Amid Ferguson protesters, a spectrum from peace to rage

Amid Ferguson protesters, a spectrum from peace to rage

Michael Brown’s death has drawn people from near and far, some urging calm, others ready to fight.

County autopsy: Brown shot 6 times, had pot in system

County autopsy: Brown shot 6 times, had pot in system

The official St. Louis County autopsy shows Michael Brown was shot from the front, people familiar with it said.

In Ferguson, three minutes, and two lives forever changed

In Ferguson, three minutes, and two lives forever changed

Details surrounding Michael Brown’s death are beginning to emerge.