According to The Hill, Bushra Amiwala "is part of a new generation stepping into politics." In 2019, she was elected to the Skokie Board of Education in Illinois, making this Pakistani-American … [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.
A recent report from Physics magazine finds that physics departments in many western universities have a "significant gender disparity, with far fewer women than men taking up the subject." However, … [Read more...]
According to Religion News Service, Nadirah Pierre represents a new generation of Muslim comedians in America who have found their voice through social media. With more than 80,000 Instagram … [Read more...]
On Feb. 2nd, Saima Mohsin, 52, was officially sworn in to office becoming the acting U.S. attorney for the Eastern District of Michigan and thus making history as the first Muslim to serve in the … [Read more...]
Zhor Rehihil is a leading expert on Arab Jewish culture in Morocco where she serves as the co-founder of the Museum of Moroccan Judaism. Among the treasures she curates are an ancient Torah scroll, … [Read more...]
When Hilal Ibrahim found out that hijabi healthcare workers were so concerned about possible CoronaVirus infection that they were tossing out their hijabs after their shifts, she went to work … [Read more...]
Afghan, like many impoverished nations, is unfortunately ill-equipped in the medical fight against the Coronavirus pandemic with only 19 ventilators available in the country's two hospitals. In … [Read more...]
“My work is all about people coming together,” proclaims artist Salma Arastu. “That is my dream. … I want to show people what the Quran has taught me about diversity, community, friendship and … [Read more...]
This year 55 Somali women ran in the Somaliland 10-kilometer marathon which is quite an achievement from last year when only 13 women participated. Many locals say it will take time before the … [Read more...]