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DeNeen L. Brown

ReporterWashington, D.C.


“In Sunday Dinner,” a “Savor the South” cookbook published by The University of North Carolina Press, author Bridgette A. Lacy writes beautifully about the tradition of Sunday dinners.

  • Sep 9, 2015

Thousands of D.C. residents are expected to attend Saturday’s Ward 7 Business and Community Festival, showcasing hundreds of vendors, food trucks, celebrities and local entertainment.

  • Sep 8, 2015

Ten years after Katrina hit, people in Turkey Creek, a historically black town in Mississippi, still call Dashawn Thompson “the Storm Walker.” When Katrina struck, Thompson and five other men risked themselves to rescue their neighbors.

  • Aug 27, 2015

Scars and recovery are everywhere along Highway 90, where whole towns were obliterated and 238 died.

  • Aug 26, 2015

Officials allegedly violated Maryland law when they met in closed sessions to fire Kelvin Sewell, the ACLU says.

  • Aug 21, 2015

A Laurel City police officer is accused in a federal lawsuit of exposing a man’s genitals during a traffic stop.

  • Jul 30, 2015

The small town has been roiled by allegations of racism and abuse of power by city officials.

  • Jul 25, 2015

After a black police chief in Pocomoke City, Md., was fired for refusing to dismiss two black officers who claimed they were working in a racially charged hostile environment, attention has once again turned to the long history of racial tensions in the lower Eastern Shore of Maryland.

  • Jul 20, 2015

Supporters say he was sacked for refusing to dismiss two black officers who complained of racism.

  • Jul 18, 2015

Specialized bicycles and trained volunteers help dozens of children reach pedal empowerment.

  • Jul 12, 2015
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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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