How a Secret Business Built a Life | Bridgett M. Davis
Published September 26, 2019
69 min
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    Bridgett M. Davis ( up in the high-stakes mix of Motown, motor-city unions, and racial tension that was Detroit in the 1960s and 70s, watching her mother, Fannie, run a neighborhood numbers game that provided for the family and the community. After leaving Detroit for New York City, she honed her craft as a journalist, novelist, and screenwriter, with her most recent work, The World According To Fannie Davis: My Mother’s Life In The Detroit Numbers (, paying tribute to her mother’s ingenuity and care under world-shifting circumstances. Join us to hear Davis share her journey from the troubled city of her upbringing to award-winning author and professor, and the incredible through-line of compassion, generosity, and tangible acts of love that saw her through it. Check out our offerings & partners:  “A Million Little Things”, Returns Thursday, September 26th , 9/8 central, after “Grey’s Anatomy”, on ABC Boll and Branch: Get $50 off your first set of sheets at, and enter promo code GOODLIFE Zapier: Right now through November, try Zapier free by going to our special link   Coaches, Counselors, HR pros, Advisors, Leaders, & helping professionals - Become “Sparketype® Certified!” Learn how to tap the power of the Sparektypes to help others come alive in work and life.
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