If My Washington Mama Ran the World!

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ISBN 100793322227
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The world according to Fannie Davis brings to life an important part of U.S. and African American history through a loving tribute to the author’s mother, a fascinating woman who ran a successful numbers operation for 35 years in Detroit against all odds (pun intended)/5.

In The World According to Fannie Davis, Bridgett M. Davis has written a memoir about her mother, who ran a thriving underground gambling outfit in s Detroit to provide for her family.

About Mama, I’ll Give You the World. Exquisite artwork and an exceptionally tender text showcase the special bond between a mother and her daughter.

Every day after school, Luisa goes to Walter’s World of Beauty to watch her mama work—cutting, coloring, and curling customers’ hair.

THE WORLD ACCORDING TO FANNIE DAVIS My Mother’s Life in the Detroit Numbers By Bridgett M.

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Walter's World is Luisa's world, where she does her homework, creates playful pictures of the customers and deviously plots to put a smile back on Mama's face.

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Joosse and Barbara Lavallee | Jul 1, out of 5 stars Board book $ $ 6. Get it.Mama is the most nurturing character in the play, and she constantly reminds Walter that all she has ever wanted is to make her children happy and provide for them. She cares deeply for Walter and shows this care by giving him the remaining insurance money.