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The Number Racket Lecture at the Mob Museum
March 19 @ 7:00 pmFree – $29.95
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THE NUMBERS RACKET: ONE WOMAN’S STORY OF THE ILLEGAL STREET LOTTERY IN DETROIT
Date: March 19, 2020
Time: 7 to 8 p.m.
Cost: Free for Members or with Museum Admission
Member and Donor Tickets
Novelist and Professor Bridgett Davis shares the triumphant story of her mother, who ran an illegal street lottery in Detroit for more than thirty years. Fannie Davis’ numbers business provided a comfortable life for her children, who grew up in a loving home, attended the best schools and wore the best clothes. But Fannie’s success required determination, ingenuity, and courage in a risk-laden environment, all while fending off rivals and avoiding law enforcement’s watchful eye.