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AfriGeneas Discuss! Forum Archive 2

Re: [Entertainment] In My old NEIGHBORHOOD

. They also of course were
> called numbers man. Yes, folks then, white,
> black, whatever, all played the numbers.
> From what I hear, and it may be a rumor,
> that some churches were built on folks doing
> the numbers thing, but I will leave that
> alone. So that was a major scene in the
> 'hood' I knew in South West, Washington,
> D.C. back in the 1950s. Joseph

My stepfather played the "Policy". That was the code name. I kept trying to figure out that game. I wanted to play too, but nobody would let me. At that age, I thought all games were kids games. Mo.,Pa. and DC is in the house.

18 Dec 2002 :: 14 Nov 2008
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