Hamtramck Public Pool Art Space Collecting Jars for Exhibition on American Muslim Youth

by Nargis Rahman American Muslim youth in Michigan are encouraged to submit a mason jar filled with symbolic items representing their identity for a collaborative interactive ar

CAIR-MI to Host 14th Annual Banquet “Faith in Freedom” April 13

By Nargis Rahman, CAIR-MI Office Manager The Michigan chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations, the largest civil rights organization for American Muslims, is holding

Hon. Sheila Jackson Lee Fasted for Immigration Reform

“Muslims Fast on Regular Basis:” Mustafa Carroll of CAIR-Texas “We must grant a faster track for the ‘Dreamers’, brought to this coun

Bangladeshi Ambassador Visits Hamtramck

By Nargis Rahman Pictures from Meet-And-Greet with Bangladesh Ambassador Dan Mozena on Nov. 9 at the Gates of Columbus in Hamtramck, Mich. P

Bangladesh: Rafique Bin Sayedee, 43, Dies of Heart Attack

By Nargis Rahman, TMO Rafique Bin Sayedee, son of Jamaat-e-Islami political leader Delwar Hossain Sayedee, was pronounced dead from cardiac arrest at Ibrahim Cardiac Hospital in D

Kosciuszko Students Use ‘Childhood Toy’ to Learn, Teach

By Nargis Rahman, TMO Michael Dobbyn, coach of the FIRST Lego League at Kosciuszko, with Muhammad Harris who built the Tilted

Prom for Princesses

By Nargis Hakim Rahman, TMO Hamtramck High School Principal Rebecca Westrate, with three of the Princess Project 2012 organizers Tharima Ahm

Michigan Muslim Democratic Caucus Engages community, political leaders

By Nargis Rahman, TMO The Michigan Muslim Democratic Caucus met with democratic politicians to address local and international concerns among American Muslims on March 10. The gat

Women Health Seminar in Hamtramck

By Nargis Rahman, TMO Bangladeshi Americans for Social Empowerment will host a free health seminar on diabetes and diet for minority women, at the Hamtramck Public Library on Marc

Community Gathers to Reflect on Bangladesh Killings

By Nargis Rahman, TMO Editors note:  Nargis Rahman is an associate member of Muslim Ummah of North America, Michigan Chapter. A community gathering for supplications (dua m

Out of Seats at “Reviving the Islamic Spirit”

By Nargis Rahman Captions: People swarmed out of the convention halls after the RIS programs. Tickets were sold out to 20,000 people. While

All-Female Health Seminars for Minorities in Michigan

By Nargis Rahman, TMO The audience listens to the 2nd lecture in a series at the the women’s health seminar on breast and cervical ca

Travels from Bangladesh

By Nargis Rahman, TMO Lush green trees amid debris, pollution and beggars surrounded Shah Jalal International Airport in Dhaka, Bangladesh, my husband, two-year-old son and I went

Travels from Bangladesh

By Nargis Rahman, TMO Questions arise on International Crimes Tribunal   The main path to my husband’s village

Bangladesh Violations

Bangladesh police clash with protestors, questions arise on International Crimes Tribunal By Nargis Rahman Picture by The Daily Star

Anam Miah: Second Time Around

By Nargis Hakim Rahman Anam Miah, Hamtramck City Council candidate, imagines the city of Hamtramck, Mich. as a place for leaders and community members to work together toward comm

Bangladeshi American Democratic Caucus Chairman Attends White House Reception for Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage

By Nargis Hakim Rahman Chairman of the Bangladeshi American Democratic Caucus, Nazmul Hassan Shahin, was invited to the White House for a reception to honor Asian American and Pac

MUNA Conference in Hamtramck

By Nargis Hakim Rahman, TMO “The Muslim Ummah of North America’s north zone will have an educational conference in Hamtramck to discuss youth involvement and communit

A Model Muslim City (Politically): Hamtramck, Michigan (part 3 of 3)

By Nargis Rahman, TMO Foundation It’s not all about religion In Hamtramck, where everyone is facing a rough economic downturn, it’s not all about religion. As lon

A Model Muslim City (Politically): Hamtramck, Michigan (part 2 of 3)

By Nargis Rahman, TMO Foundation Survival of the Fittest:  Election of November 2009 Voting has never been the same in Hamtramck as last November when three candidates were

A Model Muslim City (Politically): Hamtramck, Michigan

By Nargis Rahman, TMO Foundation TMO Editor’s Note:  This is a research project, one of three sponsored by the TMO Foundation, a not-for-profit organization. This is

‘I Can’t Stand Injustice’ Zain Shamoon

By Nargis Rahman, MMNS Smoke filled the blue skies of New York. Two hijacked planes crashed into the World Trade Center, where international businessmen united. Another plane hit

TMO Foundation Awards

By Adil James, MMNS The not-for-profit TMO Foundation began its foray into onto the national stage this past weekend with a fundraiser and awards ceremony whose keynote speaker w

MUNA Educational Conference

By Nargis Rahman, MMNS below:  Rep. John Conyers speaks at the MUNA conference. The Muslim Ummah of North America (MUNA), North Zone’s yearly Educational Conferenc

Muslim City Councilmen Elected in Hamtramck

By Nargis Hakim Rahman Two new Muslim faces have joined Hamtramck City Council on November 3, making the city council 50 percent Muslim. According to the Detroit Free Press the n