The need to produce U.S. trained Muslim religious leaders is increasing, according to AP. This is due in large measure to the Travel Ban as imams and scholars, who once came from the Middle East and … [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.
Los Angeles Times reports: Hate crimes targeting people in 2018 surged to their highest levels in 16 years despite a slight overall dip in the number of hate crimes, the FBI said in a report … [Read more...]
Mansoor Shams is a U.S. Marine Veteran, business owner, and Muslim youth leader. He’s also the founder of MuslimMarine.org where, per his website, he uses his platform of both “Muslim" and “Marine" to … [Read more...]
Per CNBC: Former community college professor Ghazala Hashmi just became the first Muslim woman elected to Virginia’s state Senate. As a representative of the state’s 10th Senate District, Hashmi … [Read more...]
In this op-ed for Religion News Service, Imam Omar Suleiman, founder and president of the Yaqeen Institute for Islamic Research, pens a personal thank you to the Sikh community who he says "has borne … [Read more...]
As Islamophobia has risen in the U.S., data indicates that Muslim children and teens experience bullying and harassment at a higher rate than other students. 53% of Muslim school-aged children in … [Read more...]
“Yes, this is a horrible incident in our history we should never forget,” says Jeff Finkelstein, CEO of the Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh, “but it’s the response to that moment that is the … [Read more...]
Friendship Park is a historic meeting place on the U.S.- Mexico border overlooking the Pacific Ocean between San Diego and Tijuana. It's also serves as a public space where family members separated by … [Read more...]