Hamtramck, Michigan with German and Polish roots now enclave of Islamic immigrants

Nov 1, 2017

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Less than 13 miles from the heart of downtown Detroit, Hamtramck, Michigan is like a little United Nations where residents collectively speak more than 30 languages. 

The town’s pioneer residents were mostly German, followed by Poles, but recently Hamtramck has become a melting pot for immigrants from Yemen, Bangladesh, Bosnia, and Ukraine with a majority Islamic population.

Join Kathy Angerer, Hamtramck City Manager as she shares her passion for the multicultural two-square mile town, and cool things to do and see.

Click here to listen to the in-depth, superb feature about Hamtramck produced by NPR's "Our Lands" featured on All Things Considered

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