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.

Embassy of Bangladesh Brings Essential Consular Services To The Community

People are lined up outside of Kabob House in Hamtramck on Saturday with passports in hand, masks covering their faces. They are waiting...

Retired Detroit Public School Teacher Says Documenters Aids Community Engagement

Dorian Evans Retired Detroit Public School teacher Dorian Evans is a Documenter who has been taking notes at public meetings...

Meet Detroit Documenter Lynelle Herndon

Hundreds of people have been trained and paid to attend and document public meetings since the Documenters program started in Detroit...

Detroit Documenter Says the Program Keeps Detroiters Well-Informed

Ada Nicole Smith Ada Nicole Smith is a native Detroiter who has been a part of the Detroit Documenters program...

Detroit Documenters Provides the Community and Newsrooms With Meeting Information

Courtesy of Jacinda Cason Jacinda Cason is the field director of Michigan Voices. She’s also a Detroit Documenter, who has been...

Detroit Documenters Take a Closer Look at Public Meetings

Detroit Documenters is a paid program that aims to increase civic engagement by training people to take notes and live-tweet...

As Census Wraps, These Michigan Women Won’t Let Their Communities Go Uncounted

A federal judge ruled Thursday that the 2020 census count must continue through the end of October after the Census Bureau...

Hamtramck’s ‘Yemen Mural’ Lives On, For Now

Hamtramck, the city shaped by immigrants over a century, is famous for its melange of Polish, Eastern European, Arab and...

More Than Just a Restaurant: Bismillah Kabob N Curry Cafe Is A Connection to Detroit’s Bangladeshi Community

This report was produced in collaboration with Feet in 2 Worlds, a journalism fellowship focused on the intersection of food and...

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

Michigan is home to the country’s third largest population of Bangladeshi Americans. An estimated 15,000 Bangladeshis live in the Greater...

Postcards from Hamtramck: A Shopping Cart to the the World

Established 18 years ago, Al-Haramine International Foods caters to the region’s diverse and growing immigrant population. They sell Yemeni, Bangladeshi, Indian, Polish,...