The bold decision to dedicate an official marker in Pineville, Louisiana honoring William Tecumseh Sherman.
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Scandal in the Art World: The FBI investigates a Baton Rouge couple for selling fake Clementine Hunter paintings.
A day before he was elected to Congress, Ralph Abraham appeared on the Jim Engster Show to discuss his six-figure promise to charity.
Abraham’s answers severely undermine every explanation his campaign now offers as an excuse.
Rep. Ralph Abraham, now running for governor, vowed to donate every dime he made in Congress to two nonprofits.
His office claims he stopped donating after his first term, and quietly, his campaign scrubbed the pledge from his website.
The iconic American folk artist Clementine Hunter conducted a series of oral interviews in the 1970s.
For the first time ever, a transcript of one of those interviews is being made available to the public on the Bayou Brief, courtesy of LSUA’s Sue Eakin Archives.
Three decades after her death at the age of 101, Clementine Hunter is now considered one of the most important folk artists in American history.
In this multi-part investigative series, the Bayou Brief explores the life and legacy of Louisiana’s most consequential painter and the ways in which her work has been both rightfully celebrated and criminally exploited since her death.
A video response to criticism that our recent reporting on the Alexandria mayor’s race is a racist conspiracy against an African American Democrat.
The most fascinating mayoral election versus the most consequential mayoral election in Louisiana.
With only two weeks left, Kay Michiels dominates positive trending in Alexandria’s mayoral race, while state Rep. Jeff Hall’s campaign loses ground.
According to campaign finance reports, Hall has already spent nearly $30,000 more than he has taken in. Meanwhile, his primary opponent, Kay Michiels, has $117,000 in the bank.