Denny’s and NCNW join HBCUs on Hungry for Education tour

On Aug. 16, the National Council of Negro Women, the Tom Joyner Foundation and PUSH Excel announced a partnership with Denny’s to assist students who attend Historically Black Colleges and Universities. Held at the NCNW’s headquarters in Washington, D.C., the event featured commentary from Janice Mathis, executive director of NCNW, Denny’s president and CEO John […]

Texas sheriff’s deputy and husband charged in chokehold death

A Texas sheriff’s deputy and her husband were indicted for first-degree murder for the choking death of a 24-year-old man outside a restaurant near Houston. Harris County Deputy Chauna Thompson and husband Terry Thompson were charged in the death of John Hernandez after they turned themselves in on Thursday and were subsequently released on $100,000 bail on […]

April Kelly-Drummond is the driving force of Denny’s multicultural initiatives

For over twenty years, April Kelly-Drummond has dedicated her efforts to Denny’s diversity initiatives. Daily, her leadership is demonstrated internally and externally with national and local civil rights initiatives. As Denny’s Director, Diversity Affairs and Multicultural Engagement, Drummond took time to talk with rolling out about Denny’s day-to-day operations and commitment to the community. In recognition […]

Denny’s awards Sisters of Today and Tomorrow recipients financial blessings

Sisters of Today and Tomorrow hosted its eighth annual National Leadership Conference for Girls, “WE MATTER II, Sharing Our Story,” at Georgia Tech last week. The day-long program included fun interactive workshops with over 20 facilitators / mentors engaging the young ladies on leadership development, goal-setting, health and wellness, self-esteem building, and more. Conference highlights included a fashion […]

Drake gets weird new tattoos

It’s common knowledge that Drake is no stranger to getting peculiar tattoos. And so the YMCMB rapper’s latest piece of body really shouldn’t surprise us … even if it does leave us scratching our heads. Tattoo artist Dr. Woo of the Shamrock Social Club in Los Angeles recently posted a photo of the body ink […]

Denny’s donates $25K to Tom Joyner Foundation

Denny’s, one of America’s largest full-service family restaurants, recently donated $25,000 to the Tom Joyner Foundation to aid students pursuing food, science and hospitality management degrees at Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) reach their educational goals. “I’m really thrilled that Denny’s has gone beyond just stepping up to the plate to help these students […]

Can Black Folk Afford to Eat This?

Sure, Americans like their cheese. From cream cheese to Brie to Gouda to processed cheese food, we appreciate cheese. But,  one restaurant chain may have broken the mold with its culinary machinations. No matter how much African Americans like cheese, can they afford to eat Denny’s new Mac n’ Cheese Big Daddy Patty Melt: A […]