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The World According To Fannie Davis' Is A Stunning Tribute

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Mar 14, 2019 11:25 AM 4+ day ago

The title of Bridgett M. Davis' third book, her first memoir, says a lot, but not everything. Yes, this is the story of her mom's life in the '60s and '70s running the Detroit "Numbers," the underground lottery started by the Black community. Unlike the lotto we know now, the Numbers were illegal, which makes Fannie's empire the kind of history lesson you don't get in school. Davis breaks down the Numbers' importance for Black communities, which benefited from the winnings of generous players who donated to neighborhoods that had been forgotten by the government.

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