Fatimah Hussein is a Somali-American woman who resides in Minnesota. A few years ago, she noticed an absence of Muslim girls in sports and realized this was due to a conflict between rigorous … [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.
According to The Teal Mango: "On September 28th, the New York Mets hosted their first ever Muslim-American Day at their home stadium, Citi Field. The New York Mets vs. Florida Marlins baseball game … [Read more...]
Known as Dr. ’Ali, The Fitness Doctor, Muslimah ’Ali Najee-ullah is an author, science teacher and fitness coach who says her mission is to inspire Muslim women to challenge stereotypes by sports … [Read more...]
Sannah Hussain is not your average amateur boxer. The 25-year-old Scottish Muslim lives with two debilitating health conditions -- Albinism, which affects hair and skin pigment as well as visual … [Read more...]
Zahra Butt is the first Muslim woman to have been certified as an ABA boxing coach (Amateur Boxing Association) in the UK. Ms. Butt runs Box Smart where she coaches women who have suffered from … [Read more...]
A Waikato University study has found that Muslim sportswomen often are misrepresented, overlooked or purposely left out of mainstream media coverage. Comparing and contrasting the hijabi athlete … [Read more...]
In high school, Bilqis Abdul-Qaadir set the state record for the highest all-time high school basketball scorer (for both men and women). She then went on to play ball for the University of Memphis … [Read more...]
Ramla Ali, who left her native Somalia as a child and came to England, has a very firm goal -- to become the first boxer (male or female) to represent Somalia at the 2020 Olympics. Ramla Ali … [Read more...]
By now, we all know that France is the champion of the 2018 FIFA World Cup Final, besting Croatia by 4 goals to 2. But what helped cinch that win for France were seven Muslim football players -- … [Read more...]