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

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.

Slain security guard Lawrence Buckner ‘was always trying to help’

Slain security guard Lawrence Buckner ‘was always trying to help’

The 59-year-old Va. man, fatally shot Thursday night, was remembered for loving his family, friends and Fords.

Maryland mom who lost seven kids: ‘When they told me, I felt like I died’

Maryland mom who lost seven kids: ‘When they told me, I felt like I died’

Tyisha Chambers is mourning her seven children and her ex-husband, who died from carbon monoxide.

Carbon monoxide blamed after father and his 7 children die in their sleep

Carbon monoxide blamed after father and his 7 children die in their sleep

Rodney Todd was raising his 7 kids alone after a divorce. All eight died, possibly of carbon monoxide.