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.

Metro Detroit nurse launched Avicenna Scrubs to create modest health care clothing line for women

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Muslims perform hajj to worship God, commemorate Prophets Ibrahim and Muhammad

This year’s hajj season wraps up this week. Performing hajj, the pilgrimage to Mecca, is one of the five pillars...

Detroit Evening Report: Detroit officials will limit downtown Ford Fireworks viewing areas

Detroit is limiting where people can watch Monday night's fireworks display. The city is closing the Riverwalk and 10 additional...

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NOWINCLUDED is an online storytelling platform that helps communities of color learn about health and healthcare disparities among minority communities....

Detroit Evening Report: Detroit adds ambulances for summer months after signing emergency contract

The Detroit Fire Department is expanding its services to include an average of 40 running ambulances per day during the...

Crossing the Lines: Supreme Café brings halal organic gourmet food options to Detroit’s Bagley neighborhood

This story is part of WDET’s Crossing the Lines: Live6 series, exploring the neighborhoods around the intersection of Six Mile...

Detroit Evening Report: Housing canvassers to visit 60K Detroit homes to raise foreclosure prevention awareness

Canvassers in Detroit will knock on 60,000 doors to raise awareness about tax foreclosure prevention options in the city. Subscribe...

Detroit Evening Report: Demolition of Detroit incinerator scheduled for June 11

Detroit officials say they'll use explosives to demolish the shuttered incinerator smoke stack later this month. Subscribe to the Detroit...

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Detroit Evening Report: City of Detroit accepting applications for Arts Alley Fellowship program

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