Amelia Robinson, Dayton Daily News

Amelia Robinson

Dayton Daily News

Dayton, OH, United States

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Recent articles by Amelia:

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

How to make a human inhuman

We are told we can be anything we want to be when we are children. → Read More

Police use tear gas during evening protests; mayor sets curfew

Protests continued tonight in downtown Dayton and some protesters were seen vandalizing parts of the... → Read More

Dayton Germanfest Picnic to become ‘lite’ party with plenty of potato salad, schnitzel, brats and bier to go

Organizers of Dayton Liederkranz-Turner has canceled the Germanfest Picnic plan to have a smaller event Germanfest Picnic Lite due to concerns around coronavirus spread. → Read More

JUST IN: Popular concert series NOT canceled in downtown Dayton

Levitt Pavilion Dayton Executive Director Lisa Wagner said she plans to consult county public health officials about a safety plan drafted that would allow for free concerts to be held at the outdoor venue at Dave Hall Plaza in downtown Dayton. → Read More

Facing $1 million gap, program and staff cuts, Dayton Art Institute seeks help to get through ‘global crisis’

Months after celebrating its 100th birthday, the Dayton Art Institute is calling on community support to stay afloat. → Read More

Dayton triplet — a CJ grad — part of Michelle Obama documentary ‘Becoming’

Joyce Dorsey Kenner, the principal of the acclaimed Whitney M. Young Magnet High School in Chicago, and her students appear in “Becoming,” the Netflix documentary about Michelle Obama. → Read More

Allison Janney wins $10,000 for Dayton charity as part of ‘Ellen’ episode partly recorded at mom’s house here

One of Dayton’s favorite daughters will appear on Ellen today from her mom’s house. The Emmy and Academy Award-winning actress Allison Janney, the star of CBS’ sitcom Mom, will appear on today’s “Ellen” which is set to air at 4 p.m. on WHIO-TV. → Read More

‘If we are closed through the fall, we are in trouble,’ Boonshoft CEO says

Besides a handful of workers, the coronavirus pandemic means things are mostly quiet at the Boonshoft Museum of Discovery, a children's museum, science and technology center with its own zoo. → Read More

2 downtown shops close, owners say lack of foot traffic and coronavirus are both factors

The owners of two businesses near the Arcade in downtown Dayton have closed. Both cited a lack of foot traffic near their businesses and the coronavirus pandemic as contributing factors. → Read More

‘It is millions of dollars in ticket sales alone,’ arts leader says of coronavirus impact

Dayton Live, one of the largest property owners downtown as the owner of the Benjamin & Marian Schuster Performing Arts Center, the Victoria Theatre, The Loft Theatre at the Metropolitan Arts Center, Arts Garage and the PNC Arts Annex, has been thrown back on its heels by the coronavirus. → Read More