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Diversity & Racial Equity Consultant, Speaker, Journalist
KEYNOTE SPEAKER, WORKSHOP FACILITATOR & SMALL GROUP DISCUSSIONS
February 8, 2019 - Lisa wins retaliation case against KSHB-TV, but not the discrimination suit.
"When African Americans challenge systemic racism, the results can be devastating. That has never been more evident to Lisa Benson Cooper, who was fired from her job as a reporter at KSHB-TV Channel 41 for sharing on her personal Facebook page an article on white fragility."
Live Radio Interviews
FEB 15, 2019 KCUR 89.3 - By STEVE KRASKE Listen Now
Segment 2, beginning at 31:46: After a discrimination suit, former KSHB reporter feels "vindicated."
Lisa Benson worked for 41 Action News for 14 years before filing a lawsuit against them alleging she was assigned stories and denied professional advancement based on her race and then fired because she sued over it. Benson, who is African American, told Steve Kraske. Today, we learned about her mixed verdict.
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