Shreveport street dedicated in honor of Lloyd Thompson
SHREVEPORT, La. (KSLA) - He was known for his advocacy in the Black community as the president of the Shreveport chapter of the NAACP, and later was elected as a Caddo Parish School Board member.
Lloyd Thompson worked tirelessly for equality and for the children. On Tuesday, Nov. 1, Michael La’Fitte with La’Fitte Holding Corp. and The Friends of Llyod Thompson Alliance joined KSLA to discuss a special street dedication in Thompson’s honor.
Thompson also served the Caddo Parish School Board as an elected representative for District 3. He advocated for human rights and equality in education for children.
”It was a privilege and an honor to be his protégé. To have known Lloyd was to love Lloyd, he was never afraid to display his faith and love for community even in unpopular situations” said Michael R. La’Fitte II, former Shreveport NAACP President.
The dedication was held in the 1300 block of Milam Street.
Watch the full interview below:
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