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.

PODCAST: Meet the 20-Year-Old Writing Moon Landrieu’s Authorized Biography

How a Tulane sophomore’s homework assignment turned into an authorized biography of the progenitor of a family whose influence over the past sixty years of Louisiana politics is only rivaled by the Kingfish’s.

Réaffirmer la Magie de la Louisiane

A personal essay reflecting back on a love letter I wrote five years ago to the state of Louisiana and a note of gratitude to columnist Jarvis DeBerry.

PODCAST: 20-Year-Old Henry Walther Gave the Best Speech at Louisiana’s True Blue Gala. So,...

Recently, I’ve interviewed a number of Louisiana Democratic candidates, and they’ve all been great. But @henrywalther1 reminded me why I began writing about Louisiana politics (back when he was six years old). You’ll have to wait until tomorrow for Part Two. It’s wild.

PODCAST: Meet the Candidate- Tammy Savoie (HD-94)

Lamar sits down with Dr. Tammy Savoie, who placed in second last year in a long-shot bid for the seat held by U.S. Rep. Steve Scalise. Tammy discusses why she is now running for state House district 94, the seat currently held by Stephanie Hilferty, while Lamar butchers the pronunciations of common Louisiana surnames.

PODCAST: Meet the Candidate- Creighton Wilson (HD 10)

After spending much of his career as a public school teacher in Texas, Creighton Wilson is back home in Webster Parish and ready to apply the lessons he learned as a new member of the state House of Representatives.

PODCAST: Meet the Candidate- Beverly Brooks Thompson (Senate District 16)

Dr. Thompson, a first-time candidate, is running against state Rep. Franklin and state Rep. Steve Carter. I apologize in advance for the ridiculous jokes about the awards doled out by the Louisiana Family Forum.

PODCAST: Meet the Candidate- Morgan Lamandre (House District 66)

Meet Morgan Lamandre, a candidate for House District 66, who has one of the best stories of the year about Louisiana politics.

PODCAST: Meet the Candidate- Belinda Davis (House District 70)

Meet the LSU professor who is hoping to win the seat in the state House currently being vacated by Franklin Foil.

PODCAST: Jim Francis Discusses How LABI and the Industrial Tax Exemption Program Have Undermined...

Former congressional candidate Jim Francis joins Lamar for a brief discussion about LABI and ITEP.