LSU Health Shreveport supports Black Lives Matter movement

White Coats for Black Lives

Healthcare workers stage White Coats for Black Lives

SHREVEPORT, La. (KSLA)—- In an effort to show solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement, LSU Health Shreveport hosted White Coats for Black Lives.

Doctors, nurses and other health professionals met in front of the main hospital. They participated in a moment of silence and kneeled for the movement.

White Coats for Black Lives event
White Coats for Black Lives event (Source: Kenley Hargett)

“We will continue to strive to ensure better outcomes for everyone regardless of their ethnicity, race, gender, religion, nationality or sexual preference,” LSU Health Shreveport Chancellor Dr. Ghali E. Ghali said.

Off camera, several physicians said they were very proud of the hospital for participating in this event.

They want their African-American patients to know that their lives are important and will receive the best care available.

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