In this op-ed for Quartz, Haroon Moghul (author of How to Be a Muslim: An American Story) writes about American Muslims changing attitudes on Christmas. "There was a time when just saying 'Merry … [Read more...]
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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 Guardian reports that the Muslim Council of Britain and other Islamic groups in the UK are requesting the Conservatives and Labour parties to adopt a newly proposed working definition of … [Read more...]
The American Jewish communities have experienced a lot of sorrow of late – first the February 2017 vandalism of a cemetery in St. Louis where 100 headstones were overturned and then last October in … [Read more...]
Germany has the European Union’s second-largest Muslim population, and in some of the most populous cities, public schools are offering classes in Islam. First launched in the early aughts, the … [Read more...]
Contemporary Muslim Fashions opened earlier this fall at the de Young Museum in San Francisco and is said to be the first major museum exhibit that explores Islamic culture within a fashion context. … [Read more...]
In this op-ed for the Philadelphia "The Inquirer," Jerry Sorkin writes about the tragic Tree Of Life synagogue shooting saying that "the actions in Pittsburgh by the Muslim community highlight the … [Read more...]
According to Huffington Post: People from various faiths came together in a moving act of solidarity for the victims of the Tree of Life synagogue shooting in Pittsburgh on Oct. 27, as well as a … [Read more...]
The Washington Post reports on October 28th: A crowdfunding campaign organized by the Muslim American community has raised more than $150,000 for the victims of the mass shooting at Tree of Life … [Read more...]
Media scholars (see below for list) took a look at the news coverage of the Muslim communities and report that they expected to see it filled with negative stories of "terrorism and cultural … [Read more...]