Huda Al-Marashi grew up the daughter of Iraqi Muslim immigrants who had moved to California. She was raised on a steady diet of western culture including rom com movies and romance books. On the day … [Read more...]
About the MOST Story Bank ...
The MOST Story Bank is a live archive of stories on the most current events, people and cultural perspectives of Muslims in America and around the world. With writers in mind, MOST carefully selects story-driven news from the most reputable published sources.
Leila Aboulela is an acclaimed Sudanese novelist and short-story author who lives in Scotland and writes in English. In a New York Times review, Porochista Khakpour (an author herself) says this … [Read more...]
Zenith Irfan is Pakistan’s first Muslim female solo bike rider. With a borrowed 125cc Honda, her first long-distance journey took her on a 3,200-kilometers adventure from Lahore through North … [Read more...]
In this op-ed for the Washington Post, Harvard graduate student Zainab Merchant writes about her recent travel experiences, recounting that for the last few years, she has been stopped and … [Read more...]
In this op-ed, scholar Shalom Goldman writes about the "often overlooked" contribution that American Muslims made to the jazz movement. "Fans of what is now known as the 'straight-ahead' jazz of the … [Read more...]
In this very personal and insightful op-ed, Mariam Khan (author of It’s Not About The Burqa: Muslim Women on Faith, Feminism, Sexuality and Race) discusses the perceptions and misconceptions of Muslim … [Read more...]
Sadia Azmat, 29, says her job “is to entertain” and if she ends up opening people's minds... “that’s brilliant.” Ms. Azmat is a British stand-up comedian of Pakistani descent who performs most nights … [Read more...]
Faiz Shakir has been tapped to serve as Bernie Sander's campaign manager for his second run at the White House, making him the first Muslim American to steer a major presidential campaign. To catch … [Read more...]