Bangladeshi Stories

How Losing Her Job Led Bangladeshi Woman to Launch a Catering Business During the Pandemic

Opinion | How I Embraced My Muslim Identity After 9/11

Pharmacist Tania Begum serves Bengali community

Why understanding the impact of the pandemic in Detroit’s Bangladeshi community is more complicated than you think.

How one Bangladeshi family’s lifeline of support was disrupted by the pandemic

Tag-team approach to health care reaches older adults in Bangladeshi community during COVID-19 pandemic

Bangladeshi Third Spaces

Metro Detroit Food Businesses Adapt to Ramadan Traditions During Pandemic

How women in Detroit’s Bangladeshi communities cope with mental health stigma — and fight it

Engineer, cake artist pays homage to Bangladeshi roots

Turnout for pop-up Bangladeshi consulate fuels calls for a permanent office

Embassy of Bangladesh Brings Essential Consular Services To The Community

Redefining Entrepreneurship

These Metro Detroit sisters didn’t see businesses that catered to them, so they built their own

Bengali Ballots in Hamtramck: what’s at stake for Bengali voters during the election?

They do weddings for multicultural brides. COVID-19 is disrupting their plans.

Mosques go virtual during a COVID-19 Ramadan

Metro Detroit’s Halal Restaurants Adjust to Ramadan Service in a Pandemic

Amid COVID-19 pandemic, Detroit Bangladeshis, leaders combat misinformation in immigrant communities

A Bengali Refugee Makes a New Home at Detroit’s Best Chocolate Company

Detroit’s Bangladeshi Restaurants Sell Thousands of Iftar Boxes During Ramadan

The Halal Restaurant Helping Build Community in Suburban Detroit

Ramadan in Detroit: The Bangladeshi American fasting experience

Through The Craft of Cakes, a New Way To Bangladeshi Identity

A Food Crawl Through Banglatown on the Detroit-Hamtramck Border

Hamtramck Public Schools Alumna Lands Job at NASA

A Conversation with Summi Akther, Director of ICNA Relief Michigan

Author: Nargis Hakim Rahman

Nargis Hakim Rahman is a Bangladeshi American Muslim freelance jouranlist and a mother of three kids. Nargis graduated from Wayne State University with a Bachelor’s degree in journalism, and a psychology minor. She is passionate about community journalism in the Greater Detroit area. She hopes to give American Muslims and minorities a voice in the press. She is a journalism fellow for Feet in 2 Worlds/WDET 101.9 FM radio. She writes for Haute Hijab, The Muslim Observer, Brown Girl Magazine, and Metro Detroit Mommy. She has previously written for The South End, Wayne State University's student newspaper, and The Hamtramck Review, Hamtramck, Mich.'s community newspaper. She has previously worked as the Office Manager for the Council on American-Islamic Relations, Michigan chapter (CAIR-MI).

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