This year marks the 50th anniversary of Yusuf Islam (formerly Cat Stevens) seminal album "Tea For The Tillerman." In honor of this, Islam has rerecorded the album track for track, titling it "Tea For … [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.
The Los Angeles Times interviews "Ramy" star and creator Ramy Youssef along with two-time Oscar winner Mahershala Ali ("Moonlight" and "Green Book") who plays a Sufi sheikh in Season 2 of the … [Read more...]
"Muslims are not a monolith ... This is not the Muslim love story, it's a Muslim love story," declares humorist and cartoonist Huda Fahmy in a recent NPR interview about her new graphic memoir That … [Read more...]
Saudi Arabia announced today that they want Muslims to hold off until there is more clarity about the coronavirus pandemic before making plans to attend the annual hajj pilgrimage. Some 2.5 million … [Read more...]
"As a teacher, I recognized the discomfort of Muslim children putting themselves in the characters of Snow White, Cinderella and Sleeping Beauty,” says Fawzia Gilani-Williams who is an internationally … [Read more...]
Lorraine Ali is an Iraqi American television critic and in this op-ed for the Los Angeles Times, takes on Hollywood's interpretation of Arab culture. Here are some insights/tidbits from her … [Read more...]
In 2013, American singer Jennifer Grout auditioned for the talent show "Arabs Got Talent" where she made it to the final round and won wide acclaim in the Arab world. Just a year prior, her life had … [Read more...]