Writer Recalls Her Mother's Secret Gambling Enterprise Growing up, Bridgett M. Davis' mother booked and banked bets from their home in Detroit. She writes about her experience — and the role of "the numbers" in the black community — in her memoir, 'The World According to Fannie Davis.' (Originally broadcast Feb. 2019)

TV critic David Bianculli reviews the latest season of 'Better Call Saul.'
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Writer Recalls Her Mother's Secret Gambling Enterprise

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Writer Recalls Her Mother's Secret Gambling Enterprise

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Writer Recalls Her Mother's Secret Gambling Enterprise

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Growing up, Bridgett M. Davis' mother booked and banked bets from their home in Detroit. She writes about her experience — and the role of "the numbers" in the black community — in her memoir, 'The World According to Fannie Davis.' (Originally broadcast Feb. 2019)

TV critic David Bianculli reviews the latest season of 'Better Call Saul.'