The Numbers Racket: One Woman's Story of the Illegal Street Lottery in Detroit

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Novelist and professor Bridgett Davis will share the story of her mother, who ran an illegal street lottery in Detroit for more than thirty years. Fannie Davis’s numbers operation provided a middle-class lifestyle for her family, but it was built on a risky foundation: an illegal gambling racket she managed to keep going despite constant law enforcement scrutiny and challenges from rivals.

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