Collectively, these women became known as the Jeff Davis 8, and to this day, with the exception of the location of Huey P. Long’s deduct box, their murders remain the most significant and most astonishing unsolved mystery in the state of Louisiana. It may also be the biggest cover-up in Louisiana’s history, which is saying something.
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In a New York Times op-ed in May, New Orleans author Michael Tisserand wrote about the Confederate monuments that at the time were yet to ...
Read an excerpt from Edward J. Branley’s forthcoming “Krauss: The New Orleans Value Store,” to be released by The History Press in September.
A powerful sheriff, his chief deputy, the Lt. Governor, the Attorney General, and the state Rep. who chairs the Appropriations Committee all have one thing in common, and it’s not just their party affiliation.
Political leaders whose jobs depend on galvanizing an ephemeral majority of those governed rarely speak to their constituents with genuine and profound moral clarity. There ...
I will send Mr. Donovan a clarification, inform him that his interpretation was in error, and ask how I can possibly purchase one of those t-shirts.
The progressive movement in Louisiana is more organized now than it has been in decades.
The proposed Republican health care bill, if passed, will take away health coverage from 22 million Americans and will devastate Medicaid. In Louisiana, Governor John ...
Years ago, I would have never anticipated that Harris would be such a force in statewide politics, but that’s not because I ever underestimated him. I just never realized how hyper-partisan he would become.
According to Mizell, “no real citizen” wanted those statues removed, which, incidentally, is the same thing that Jefferson Davis and Robert E. Lee thought about the citizenship of African-Americans.