Amelia Robinson, Dayton Daily News

Amelia Robinson

Dayton Daily News

Dayton, OH, United States

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Past articles by Amelia:

A little love for Dayton and its Arcade

The Arcade dazzled me when I arrived for my first day of work at the Dayton Daily News 21 years ago last week in a green, faux velvet New York & Company skirt suit, tights and chunky black shoes. → Read More

Dayton’s mighty The Ohio Players deserve a spot in Rock Hall of Fame

Few things say rock and roll as clearly as keyboardist Billy Beck’s high-pitched scream before the lyrics kick in and the song “Love Rollercoaster” se → Read More

Alex Trebek’s last “Jeopardy!” episodes air this week. Here’s to a time Dayton made the show.

The three contestants on the episode of "Jeopardy" that aired Jan. → Read More

10 Daytonians of the Week who inspired us in 2020

Here are 10 of our favorite (and yours) Daytonian of the Week profiles of 2020 → Read More

2020 unified Homo sapiens in unexpected ways

I was off the grid a few days last week so I missed the debut of the most important advertisement of 2020. → Read More

ROBINSON: The big, bad fire-breathing ‘the media’ is a myth

I’ve worked in newsrooms more than 20 years and I can tell you one fact you won’t find in a study or analyst: 99.9 percent of journalists are humans born to humans. → Read More

ROBINSON: Will havoc, unrest or the real American spirit win this election?

My brother told me I should buy a gun. → Read More

‘Ghosts make their presence felt and heard’ at downtown restaurant

A ghostly presence is known to be heard at Dayton's Mudlick Tap House. → Read More

Ghostly entities haunt this historic Yellow Springs tavern

Ghostly entities haunt Ye Olde Trail Tavern in Yellow Springs. → Read More

ROBINSON: Sorry you are suffering. You don’t deserve it.

I am sorry saying, “I am sorry more than 222,000 Americans have died from a pandemic,” has become a political statement. I know you aren’t just making it up. A hoax did not kill your beloved. You didn’t ask for this. None of us did. Yes, I am sorry for the sacrifices that we have all had to make: missed trips, parties, concerts, graduations, you name it. I am terribly sorry how much that has… → Read More

ROBINSON: Joy still needed in time of coronavirus

A Sheba-crazed cat with eyes and fur the color of honeycombs has appeared in more Zoom and Microsoft Team meetings than I ever imagined. → Read More

Will kids wear masks in school? How serious is COVID for children? How are families coping with all of this stress?

Hundreds of questions are on readers’ minds as Dayton area school prepare to resume classes. → Read More

Can school resume safely and effectively during a pandemic?

The hour-long discussion will be streamed live on Dayton Daily News’s Facebook page. “Schools and families face so many variables when planning for this fall. This event will allow superintendents, teachers, health officials and parents to share expertise from their own perspectives, and make navigating that complex situation a little easier,” Kelley said. Panelist will include: David Romick,… → Read More

VOICES: Paying the Black Tax means working twice as hard to get half the credit

There are talks parents and other elders have with children, and not all of them involve birds and bees.Words aren’t always used during these talks. → Read More

IDEAS: The many police reform proposals for the Dayton area compared and charted

Note from Community Impact Editor Amelia Robinson: The chart below appeared on the Dayton Daily News... → Read More

Robinson: It’s not always easy, but you have to try

I got a promotion and I raised nearly $21,000 for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society during a pande... → Read More

George Floyd killing sparks 'courageous,’ often intense conversation about race and police in Dayton

What Had Happened Was podcast host Amelia Robinson moderated the first of the Dayton Daily News Courageous Conversations: Relations Between Dayton’s Black Community and Police. → Read More

Here is why 300 black men in suits marched downtown

More than 300 black men in dress clothes marched through the streets of downtown and the Oregon District Sunday, June 14 as part of the Suits in Solidarity, an event organized by Brandon White, the owner of White House Event Center, 101 E. 2nd St, Dayton. → Read More

Time will tell if Gianna Floyd has it right about her dad’s impact

Sure, there have been killer hornets, but no flies, frogs or gnats yet. Knock on wood. → Read More

Coronavirus: Why experts are worried about steep decline in child abuse reports

Calls to child abuse and neglect hotlines have plunged since the coronavirus pandemic began, and while that trend that has experts worried. → Read More