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[1] The City of Hamtramck

Bangladeshi Culture

Recently the street fo Conant was named Bangladesh Avenue.

A language other than English is spoken in more than 60% of households in the City of Hamtramck. It has a long history of European immigration, but since 2000, many immigrants from the Middle East and South Asia, especially from Bangladesh, have made it their home.

Series

The Dress Show

Hamtramck’s Bangladeshi community through the lens of its cultural dress shop owners. Featuring photography by Kenny Karpov and stories by Courtney Hurtt.

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