From hijabi Barbie to the hijabi emoji, scholars Nadia B. Ahmad and Asifa Quraishi-Landes report that the Muslim head-covering is now "ubiquitous." Together they present a compelling listicle of 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.
“The thing about halal is, you can cater to any demographic,” says Sameer Sarmast founder of the popular Sameer's Eats blog. “It can be halal Mexican, halal Chinese, halal Greek. If you cater to … [Read more...]
A quarter of single Muslim-American men and women say that in a survey they wanted to find “soulmates” (per the Journal of Muslim Mental Health). Teen Vogue makes the point that for young American … [Read more...]
Located in the Hamptons, the Beach Bakery and Grand Cafe is the only kosher establishment located in a 75 mile range. Last year, the owner decided to put it up for sale which worried the local Jewish … [Read more...]
This year places like Quebec and Austria have passed bills banning some public servants from wearing religious garbs at work. Quebec's ban (also known as Bill 21) was passed on June 16 and will … [Read more...]
Seattle’s Middle East Peace Camp brings together Muslim, Jewish and Christian children with the simple goal of forging bonds and friendships. MEPC states its belief is that "when people meet and get … [Read more...]
Last week rapper and actor Riz Ahmed (“The OA,” “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story” and “The Night Of") was onstage at the CAA Amplify conference in Ojai calling for the audience there -- Hollywood … [Read more...]
Psychology Today reports that "as people in the Muslim American community continue to face distinct challenges related to mental illness and stigma, advocates and mental health professionals are … [Read more...]