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DeNeen L. Brown

ReporterWashington, D.C.


The 41-year-old from Takoma Park, Md., worked in international development and left behind a son.

  • Nov 21, 2015

William Harden leads Pocomoke City’s department after its first black chief was fired amid racism allegations.

  • Nov 19, 2015

Muriel E. Bowser said the city will shift resources to troubled corners and go after drug markets.

  • Nov 5, 2015

Franklin Savage says he faced a hostile work environment in the Eastern Shore’s “friendliest town.”

  • Nov 5, 2015

In a city where shootings are on the rise, one D.C. neighborhood’s residents calculate how to stay safe.

  • Oct 26, 2015

2015 Hurston/Wright Legacy Awards celebrate writers in the African diaspora

  • Oct 24, 2015

Honors came at gala for 25th anniversary of a foundation created in 1990 to encourage writers of African descent.

  • Oct 23, 2015

Justin Trudeau informed President Obama that he would make good on a campaign promise.

  • Oct 20, 2015

“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
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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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