Shreveport NAACP President Lloyd Thompson dies

Shreveport NAACP President Lloyd Thompson dies

SHREVEPORT, La. (KSLA) - Lloyd Thompson, the president of the Shreveport NAACP and Caddo Parish Schoolboard member died on Saturday, April 4.

The news was reported on Shreveport Councilman Willie Bradford's Facebook page.

It is with great sadness that I inform you that our dear friend and colleague Lloyd Thompson passed away this afternoon....

Posted by Willie Bradford on Saturday, April 4, 2020

Bradford said that Thompson was in the hospital for a couple of weeks. Officials have not released the cause of his death at this time.

Thompson also served as District 3 representative for the Caddo Parish School Board. District 3 covers the Cherokee Park, Allendale, Lakeside and parts of the Highland and North Highland neighborhoods. He began serving in January 2019.

Board Member Thompson had a clear passion for the needs of all students in Caddo Schools. He saw children for all of their promise and potential and sought to provide opportunities for them to reach their full potential.
Dr. T. Lamar Goree, Superintendent of Caddo Schools

My thoughts and prayers are with the family of NAACP President and Caddo School Board member (District 3) Lloyd...

Posted by Domonique Benn KSLA on Saturday, April 4, 2020

Caddo School Board President Mary Trammell said on behalf of the board, they give their condolences to Thompson’s family, friends and constituents.

We stand committed as a Board to ensuring the needs of District 3 are met and carrying on the work of public service for the 38,000 students under our care.
Caddo School Board President Mary Trammell

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