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.

Tilly Snyder Is Missing Again

Wikipedia’s decision to permanently delete John K. Snyder’s page cannot erase the true story of one of the most eccentric politicians in Louisiana history and the mastermind behind the Great Catfish Massacre of 1985.

Eddie Rispone Relies on Controversial Program That Outsources Jobs to Foreign Workers

In 2016, Eddie Rispone’s company applied for three H1-B visas to hire cheaper workers for management jobs. At the time it made the applications, ISC had been in the middle of settlement negotiations with nearly 100 former employees, the majority of whom were Hispanic, who alleged they were not properly compensated for their work hours.

Why Alexandria’s New Festival Drowned in the Red

In Central Louisiana, taxpayers sank a small fortune to rebrand an award-winning festival. Spending doubled, attendance cratered nearly 80%, and an event intended to unify the community resulted in division and disappointment.

PODCAST: Meet the Candidate- Dr. Brian Salvatore (HD-05)

Dr. Salvatore is challenging Alan Seabaugh for House District 5.

Running Away from His Values

Five years ago, Edward Lee “Eddie” Rispone of Baton Rouge and current Republican candidate for Louisiana governor published his first and...

Briefly Shopping: The Bayou Brief’s Badass Gifts and Rare Collectibles

We are thrilled to announce the launch of our merchandise page, Briefly Shopping, which will continually carry...

Flying in the Wrong Direction

“Action speaks louder than words but not nearly as often.” - Mark Twain Congressman Ralph Abraham,...

National News Coverage of Tropical Storm Barry Is Its Own Disaster

Yesterday, “America’s weatherman,” Al Roker, provided some unsolicited advice to the good people of New Orleans: If he lived here, he...

PODCAST: Meet the Candidate- Leslie Bourque (HD 43)

Leslie is challenging a two-term incumbent who has never before faced an opponent.

Prologue: The Boxer from Winnsboro

"I am leaving, I am leaving" But the fighter still remains.