Annual Soul Food Feast to take place Feb. 7


The Center for African American Students has announced plans for its traditional Soul Food Feast this year. The event will take place at 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 7, in the John Marshall Dining Room at the Memorial Student Center.

This annual celebration is a time of fellowship with friends, family, and others from throughout the community, said  Maurice Cooley, associate vice president of intercultural affairs.

“It is a joyful time to celebrate in the spirit of love,  while enjoying  the company of and conversation with family, friends, faculty, students and others from throughout our community, enhanced by some of the most appetizing and traditional African American dishes,” Cooley said.

The soulful buffet will include traditional African American dishes, to include chitterlings, crispy fried chicken, barbequed ribs, macaroni and cheese, collard greens, candied yams, potato salad, beverages and an assortment of tasty desserts. Cost is $7 for students and $15 for other adults. Tickets are available at the door or in advance to avoid long waiting lines.

For additional information, contact the Center for African American Students at ext.6-4637.