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Region 8 residents had some food with real "soul"

JONESBORO, AR (KAIT)- Thursday was a day for great eats and fellowship during the "6th Annual Soul Food Day 2011" in Jonesboro.

The event was held at the ASU Armory from 5:30 to 8:30pm and focused on food, fellowship and community during Black History Month.

Besides the food, there was a program featuring prayer and the singing of "The Black National Anthem".

On the menu were traditionally prepared foods including neck bones, chitterlings and hog maws along with familiar staples like cole slaw black eyed peas and okra.

Sponsors of the event were the Strong-Turner Alumni Chapter of the ASU Alumni Association, ASU Office of Multicultural Affairs and ASU Delta Studies Center. 

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