Latest from DeNeen L. Brown

Farewells are scheduled Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday in the Capitol.

  • Dec 3, 2018

Amy Hayes celebrated her fifth birthday just days before she was injured in crossfire in one of Baltimore’s most violent neighborhoods.

  • Dec 2, 2018

She was one of the last witnesses to one of the country’s deadliest episodes of racial violence. In 1945, she was among the first black women to serve in the Coast Guard.

  • Nov 22, 2018

Father Augustus Tolton’s miraculous journey has inspired a canonization effort and a one-man play now touring the United States.

  • Nov 17, 2018

In the age of lynchings and Jim Crow, the Green Book's listings of hotels, restaurants and stores willing to serve African Americans could be the difference between life and death.

  • Nov 16, 2018

Police say a white man who couldn’t get inside a historically black church outside Louisville drove to a Kroger and killed two black shoppers.

  • Nov 11, 2018

When a controversial painting of a Confederate general was discovered on a Veterans Affairs official's wall, it led some to ask: What exactly was the Fort Pillow Massacre?

  • Oct 28, 2018

Black women in Georgia played significant roles in fighting voter suppression, an issue that has crept up again in the state's gubernatorial race.

  • Oct 26, 2018

“Dawn of Detroit” by Tiya Miles takes nonfiction prize; “Semiautomatic” by Evie Shockley tops poetry

  • Oct 20, 2018

In Tulsa, one of the worst episodes of racial violence in U.S. history still haunts the city with unresolved questions, even as ‘Black Wall Street’ gentrifies

  • Sep 28, 2018
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