Lamar is the publisher and founder of the Bayou Brief; a native of Alexandria, Louisiana; a graduate of Alexandria Senior High School, Rice University in Houston, and SMU’s Dedman School of Law in Dallas, and an award-winning muckraker. He was the last person Andrew Breitbart ever insulted (and apologized to), and he’s responsible for breaking a series of national news stories about racism and political corruption in Texas, Mississippi, and his beloved Louisiana. He lives in Gert Town in New Orleans along with his vicious golden retrievers, Lucy Ana and Ruby Bridges.
There are more than 72,000 Louisianians on probation and parole who are banned by state law from exercising their citizenship in the voting booth. Can it be right for these “returning citizens” to remain disenfranchised indefinitely?
Baton Rouge police union liaison John Delgado referred to beneficiaries of B.R.A.V.E. funding as "young gang-bangers" after a contentious Metro Council meeting. The lack of attention to his comments highlights the city's large racial divide.