Lamar White, Jr.

Lamar White, Jr.
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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.

According to Attorney General Jeff Landry, His Violent Crime Task Force Spent Money On...

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. 

I Spent A Month Listening To Louisianians. Here’s What I Learned.

The progressive movement in Louisiana is more organized now than it has been in decades.

Louisiana Democratic Party Supports “Krista’s Fight for Medicaid”

The proposed Republican health care bill, if passed, will take away health coverage from 22 million Americans and will devastate Medicaid. In Louisiana, Governor...

Opinion | Garret Graves Wants To Treat Families On Food Stamps Like Felons On...

Ever since Ronald Reagan decried “welfare queens driving Cadillacs,” Republicans have used public assistance as a dog whistle to their white voters, roughly meaning “lazy black freeloaders.”

Opinion | Smart Policy, Not Petty Politics, Guided Gov. Edwards To Reject GOP Leader...

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.

LA State Sen. Beth Mizell: “No Real Citizen” Wanted White Supremacist Monuments Torn Down

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. 

Become A Sustaining Sponsor Of The Bayou Brief. Earn A T-Shirt, A Coffee Mug,...

Neither of these items will be for sale. They are each exclusively available to recurring sponsors.

James Carville and Mitch Landrieu on the Importance of City Leadership in the Trump...

There have been more presidents of the USCM from New Orleans than from any other city in the nation.   

“That did not happen. It’s fake news.” How Louisiana Conservatives Have Been Taken for...

The Hayride pockets tens of thousands of dollars from Republican politicians and conservative interest groups, deceiving its readers with phony stories framed as legitimate news.

AG Landry Has Been Making Arrests in New Orleans. That’s Likely Illegal, According to...

Both Judge Susie Morgan and City Attorney Rebecca Dietz underscored support for Landry's cooperation with crime prevention efforts and investigations, provided he complies with the law.