The World According to Fannie Davis Quotes

Bridgett M. Davis
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On April 15th, Tax Day, my mother carried me on her hip as she strode up the curvy walkway of our new home, crossing the threshold and stepping us into the middle class.”
-- Bridgett (chapter 1 paragraph N/A)

Importance: This statement demonstrates the dramatic change that Fannie's win and buying the house created for the family. Bridgett talked at length about all the things that could have gone wrong with Fannie's decision to buy a house, but none of them did.

Especially in the world of the Numbers, where luck and superstition run side by side, customers believed that good luck rubbed off, so they wanted to play their numbers with my mother, who certainly appeared to be doing well. Fannie Davis looked like a lucky woman.”
-- Bridgett (chapter 1 paragraph N/A)

Importance: Bridgett was referring to the home of her childhood, which her mother decorated with her eclectic sense of style.

At the same time, it's part of the African-American tradition...
-- Bridgett (chapter 2 paragraph N/A)

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