Our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy have changed. We think you'll like them better this way.

Sonya Whitaker

WRGO Radio


Follow This Show

Stay in the know about new episodes and updates.
On this radio show, Dr. Sonya Whitaker and her distinguished guests will continue to identify issues that directly or indirectly impact education. The goal of this show is not to admire problems, it is to shine a spotlight on issues which serve as counterproductive to supporting educators in the goal of successfully addressing inequities that exist in our nation's school. This show has become a "go to" for anyone looking for solutions to improving the academic, social and emotional well-being of ALL students.

On-Demand Episodes

While on your equity journey, if you are committed to better ensuring that you do not unintentionally engage in microagression that you might be complicit in, this broadcast is for you. Researchers contend that Microaggressions are subtle,... more

In this live radio broadcast, Dr. Sonya Whitaker pauses to reflect on all that she was able to accomplish and learn as a direct result of her interaction with her special guests on WVON 1690 A.M. Talk of Chicago, The Voice of The Nation... more

If you are concerned about, or interested in engaging in conversation related to the federal government's mandate that students take standardized testsduring the current pandemic outbreak, this live national radio broadcast is for you. There... more

During this live broadcast, Dr. Sonya Whitaker will interview Dr. Karla Guseman. Dr. Guseman is the Superintendent of Schools for Joliet Township High School District. Under Dr. Guseman's direct leadership, JTHS has made significant... more

Is this live radio broadcast, Dr. Sonya Whitaker interviews Dr. Jason Ottley. Dr. Jason Ottley is the Executive Director for The Bond Educational Group; a non-profit organization that invests in the lives of underserved communities... more

In this live radio broadcast, Dr. Sonya Whitaker interviews Dr. Michael Allen and Mr. Gilbert, the authors of Brothery Love. Their story is incredible! As a principal at a school near Chicago, Dr. Allen recognized the huge need for reading... more

In this live broadcast, Dr. Sonya Whitaker will begin by addressing the topic associated with the critical decision officials must make as it relates to the re-opening of schools during the middle of a pandemic crisis. Furthermore, she... more

Dr. Sonya Whitaker contends that it is not only important for black students to gain access to a black teacher, it is imperative that white students have the opportunity to be taught by black teachers as well. This broadcast will prove to... more

During this live radio broadcast Dr. Sonya Whitaker converses with Dr. Nicholas Wahl, Regional Director, Partnership Development for Equal Opportunity Schools. This organization recognizes the fact that at least three-quarters of a million... more

During this live radio broadcast interview, Dr. PJ Caposey will share with Dr. Whitaker and the listeners information related to the extent to which his personal life story and interaction with a teacher that would not give up on him,... more

Facebook comments

Available when logged-in to Facebook and if Targeting Cookies are enabled