" I did not have a great childhood"

Nayeem Islam talked to his grandmother, Daulton Islam about her childhood in Bangladesh and the time she moved to America. With that Nayeem Islam talked about her point of view about her life that she faced and what she thinks...

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Sheikh Rahman and Rawda Rahman

Rawda Rahman (22) speaks to her father Sheikh Rahman (59) about his life, how he came to the U.S. as a student, and later became the first Muslim State Senator in Georgia.

John Friedrich interviews Bob Alpern, Part 3

John Friedrich (55) interviews Bob Alpern (92) about his anti-Vietnam War activism, including a meeting with then Secretary of State Dean Rusk, and protesting with Dick Gregory, Candice Bergen, Benjamin Spock, and Carl Hess. Bob talks about visiting India, where...

My Father’s journey from Bangladesh to the US and earning his PharmD

We discussed my father’s life and education in Bangladesh and in the United States as well as his current passion of music

Stories From a Bangladeshi Freedom Fighter

In this interview, Dr. Nuran Nabi chats with his grandniece about the Bangladesh Liberation War of 1971 and his involvement in it. He speaks about his participation in a group called the “Freedom Fighters”, a social activist group that fought...

Reaching Fatherhood

I was born and raised right outside of D.C. I consider myself very blessed to have grown up with little hardship. My dad wasn’t so lucky. Before he became a father, he had a life filled with life threatening obstacles....

Love and Support

In this interview, conducted on November 25, 2018 in Egg Harbor Township, New Jersey, Umme Rumana (41) talks to her daughter, Tasmia Rahman (16) about how her childhood and life was like in Bangladesh before coming to America. Mrs. Rumana...

From Bangladesh to Japan to America
November 26, 2018 App Interview

In this interview conducted in November 2018 in Vestavia Hills, Alabama, Aviya Khan interviews her father, Mahfuj Khan. Mahfuj shares stories about his childhood spent in Bangladesh and a little bit about the history of Bangladesh. Additionally he talks about...