Author: nargishakim

Bio: Nargis Rahman is a Bangladeshi-American Muslim writer and a mother of three. She is passionate about community journalism in the Greater Detroit area and about giving American Muslims and people of color a voice in today’s media. A former journalism fellow for Feet in 2 Worlds/WDET 101.9 FM, her work has appeared in Haute Hijab, Eater, Detroiter Magazine, The Muslim Observer and others.


Coming of Age as an American Muslim Woman in post-9/11 America

Posted on: 11 Sep 2021

“I finally feel like I have the tools and agency to share the stories of my fellow Muslims”

How Muslims Adapt Traditions During a Second Pandemic Ramadan

Posted on: 28 Apr 2021

From Nargis Rahman for Yes! Magazine

Fi2W on the Radio: Mosques Go Virtual During a COVID-19 Ramadan

Posted on: 23 May 2020

Nargis Rahman reports for Michigan Radio on how Muslims are celebrating Ramadan virtually.

Redefining Ramadan in the Era of Social Distancing

Posted on: 08 May 2020

Former Fi2W fellow Nargis Rahman on how COVID-19 is redefining spirituality for her Muslim American family.

Celebrating Ramadan Under the Shadow of COVID-19

Posted on: 27 Apr 2020

Former Fi2W fellow Nargis Rahman reports from Detroit.

A Halal Restaurant Helps Build a Community in Suburban Detroit

Posted on: 06 May 2019

A radio story from the Fi2W food journalism fellowship at WDET.

The Craft of Cakes, a Unique Expression of Bangladeshi Identity – Fi2W on the Radio

Posted on: 05 Feb 2019

A profile of Shamsun Nehar, an engineer by day and a cake baker by night.

Detroit Diaries: Showcasing the Community’s Strengths

Posted on: 21 Dec 2018

A Bangladeshi journalist calls for a new approach to covering her community.

Diversity Led Me to Becoming a Bangladeshi American Muslim Journalist

Posted on: 01 Nov 2018

The first installment of Nargis Rahman’s Detroit diary.