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...]
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.
Conde Nest Traveler reports: On Inauguration Day, President Joe Biden signed the Proclamation on Ending Discriminatory Bans on Entry to the United States, overturning former President Donald … [Read more...]
The Guardian reports: A survey conducted by the Associated Press revealed that while the majority of Muslims interviewed voted for the president-elect, 35% said they voted for Trump. That … [Read more...]
Conversion to Islam is a simple process in which a testimony of faith is given. This testimony, known as the shahada, is usually done at a mosque, in front of a supportive congregation. But these … [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...]
In this op-ed for Religion News Service, Michael Wolfe (MOST Co-Director, and a filmmaker and poet) takes a deep look at the history of African American's protest and resistance -- reminding us of the … [Read more...]