Cheryl Woodruff-Brooks is a legislative assistant with the Pennsylvania House of Representatives. She’s the author of Chicken Bone Beach, and she has a variety of publishing and speaking credits. Cheryl, who has a masters of arts in American studies from Pennsylvania State University, is also a professional vocalist and songwriter.
About her book:
Chicken Bone Beach provides a history of a segregated beach in Atlantic City during the 1920s through the 1960s and the residents who lived on the Northside near the established Missouri Avenue Beach. Included in Chicken Bone Beach are images, research, and oral interviews of Atlantic City residents. Despite racial division in America, Chicken Bone Beach functioned as an African-American resort attracting celebrities, civic leaders and other races to enjoy.