DeNeen L. Brown

ReporterWashington, D.C.


Navy officials read the names of the 12 people killed in the rampage and tolled a bell in their memory.

  • Sep 16, 2014

Spanking as a method of discipline has been debated for decades, especially in the African American community where the “switch” was both feared and revered.

  • Sep 13, 2014

  • Sep 8, 2014

A year after the shooting rampage that killed 12, Jennifer Bennett has become an inspiration to co-workers.

  • Sep 6, 2014

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

  • Aug 21, 2014

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

  • Aug 18, 2014

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

  • Aug 18, 2014

Late Sunday, violence erupts in streets of Ferguson once again.

  • Aug 18, 2014

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

  • Aug 16, 2014

Step follows renewed protests, rioting in Ferguson; lawyer relates witness’s account of teen’s fatal shooting.

  • Aug 16, 2014
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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.
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