Nargis Hakim Rahman is the Civic Reporter at 101.9 WDET. She works with the Documenters program to increase civic engagement. Rahman graduated from Wayne State University, where she was a part of the Journalism Institute of Media Diversity. Rahman started as an intern at WDET in 2010. She participated in the Feet in Two Worlds food journalism fellowship with WDET's Detroit Storymakers project in 2018.

Rahman is a Bangladeshi American who was raised in Metro Detroit. She is passionate about community journalism in the Greater Detroit area. She hopes to give American Muslims and minorities a voice in the press.

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Detroit Evening Report: EGLE rolls out new program to ensure safe drinking water in schools

The Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes and Energy (EGLE) announced this week that it will soon roll out a...

Biden aides meet with Arab American and Muslim leaders in Michigan

Arab American leaders met with top Biden administration officials in Dearborn on Thursday to share their discontent with U.S. foreign...

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Detroit Evening Report: State approves $65M to improve water infrastructure in several Michigan cities

Michigan’s office of Environment, Great Lakes and Energy or EGLE approved nearly $66 million in grants to help upgrade infrastructure...

MEDC awards German EV company $1.5M grant to establish headquarters in Corktown

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Muslim foster children in Michigan need homes, mentors

There are hundreds of thousands of kids in foster care across the country. There’s often an effort to place children...

Detroit Evening Report: 23 new small businesses opening in Detroit thanks to Motor City Match grants

Motor City Match will award more than $1 million in grant funds on Tuesday to 23 new small business owners...

Detroit Councilman Scott Benson says wealth generation, budget major goals for 2024

Scott Benson is the council member for Detroit's District 3.He says throughout his 10 years on the council, he's focused...

Michigan radon specialist says more tests are needed in Detroit

Click here to view the full audio transcript »Michiganders are encouraged to test their homes for radon as part of...

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