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

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.

In D.C., stereotyping because of Ebola

In D.C., stereotyping because of Ebola

Some say people have refused to shake hands because they have immigrated from or are visiting from Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone. Others say they have been ostracized at work, or even asked to stay away from their jobs.

‘Once they know you are Liberian — people assume you have the virus’

‘Once they know you are Liberian — people assume you have the virus’

West African immigrants in the Washington region say they’re being shunned amid rising Ebola fears.