DeNeen L. Brown

ReporterWashington, D.C.

The latest from DeNeen

N Street Village, a shelter in Northwest Washington that calls itself a “community of empowerment and recovery for women,” celebrated its 40th anniversary.

  • Apr 11, 2014

The historic church, which once had a 7,000-member congregation, is holding meetings in a school building.

  • Apr 3, 2014

Prince George’s County Restaurant Week kicked off Friday at the “Taste of TNI,” a tasting event at Bladensburg High School, where more than 20 restaurants from throughout the county offered food samples.

  • Mar 31, 2014

County officials highlight local restaurants in an attempt to build a destination for foodies.

  • Mar 30, 2014

Grace Akallo was one of those children who was stolen from her village and forced into captivity by the Lord’s Resistance Army.

  • Mar 24, 2014

The county executive proposes increasing the number of libraries open on that day to seven from three.

  • Mar 15, 2014

Prince George’s County Executive proposes $27 million for the Prince George’s County Memorial Library System.

  • Mar 14, 2014

The poet was honored Wednesday for her first job as a cable car conductor in San Francisco. But you’ll never guess why she wanted the gig.

  • Mar 12, 2014

The poet received a lifetime-achievement award from the Conference of Minority Transportation.

  • Mar 12, 2014

More than 200 protesters demanding that President Obama stop the Keystone XL pipeline extension were arrested Sunday at the White House.

  • Mar 2, 2014

“Changing the Face of a County: The Wayne K. Curry Story,” an exhibit celebrating the 20th anniversary of the election of Curry to the office of Prince George’s County executive, opened this week in Fort Washington.

  • Feb 27, 2014

Zane, the renowned Prince George’s County author who has sold millions of steamy novels, has been chased for years by creditors, including the IRS and the state of Maryland.

  • Feb 5, 2014

In New York, Mayor Bill de Blasio called Hoffman a quintessential New Yorker.

  • Feb 5, 2014

Despite selling millions of books, the Prince George’s author owes nearly $900,000 in federal and state taxes.

  • Feb 4, 2014

After her story ran in The Washington Post, Ring 10, a nonprofit foundation that helps boxers “who have fallen on hard times,” reached out to her.

  • Feb 3, 2014

Police found him dead in his Manhattan apartment; drug overdose is suspected cause.

  • Feb 2, 2014

The restaurant, like the county, has a discriminatory past but is now owned by a black man and welcomes all.

  • Jan 24, 2014

Germantown residents Zakieya L. Avery, 28, and Monifa Sanford, 21, are both charged with murder.

  • Jan 18, 2014

Harry Belafonte Challenges Phi Beta Sigma to join movement to end violence against women.

  • Jan 12, 2014

Jake Schellenschlager’s family says media attention has been “awesome,” if overwhelming.

  • Jan 4, 2014
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About DeNeen

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.