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...]
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.
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...]
According to the New York Times, "Conventional meat producers have been scrutinized and denounced for years by animal rights groups. Lately, that fire has been directed at some halal and kosher … [Read more...]
In his new book Love Thy Neighbor: A Muslim Doctor's Struggle for Home in Rural America, Dr. Ayaz Virji writes about his experiences leaving a lucrative job at a prestigious hospital in Pennsylvania … [Read more...]
In April, Austria’s parliament approved a law which bans headscarves in public primary schools, prohibiting “ideologically or religiously influenced clothing associated with the covering of the head.” … [Read more...]
Al Jazeera reports: Omani author Jokha Alharthi has become the first Arabic-language writer to win the prestigious Man Booker International Prize for Celestial Bodies, a novel that deals with … [Read more...]
Chicago Tribute reports that in the past, "Muslims who have disabilities or chronic health issues often felt left out of Ramadan practices. But many who struggle with fasting or praying during the … [Read more...]