June 20th was World Refugee Day and Glamour magazine asked high fashion model Halima Aden to write about her experiences growing up in the Kakuma Refugee Camp in Kenya, and here are some snippets from … [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.
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...]
In this op-ed for the Hollywood Reporter, Ramy Youssef, star and creator of his self-titled Hulu show, Ramy, discusses the pressures of being a trailblazer in Hollywood. And here are some … [Read more...]
As Special Agent Omar Adom Zidan on the Dick Wolf-produced procedural FBI, Zeeko Zaki is said to be one of the few Arab American leading men currently on television. In this revealing interview with … [Read more...]
Variety reports on UPF (our parent company) first feature, an animated film called "Lamya's Poem." Mena Massoud, star of the upcoming Disney film “Aladdin,” will play the lead role of Rumi in the … [Read more...]
The Hollywood Reporter covered MOST's third annual iftar. Here's what they had to say -- The third annual event was hosted by the Muslims on Screen & Television Resource Center, Unity … [Read more...]
In this op-ed, scholar Shalom Goldman writes about the "often overlooked" contribution that American Muslims made to the jazz movement. "Fans of what is now known as the 'straight-ahead' jazz of the … [Read more...]
Sadia Azmat, 29, says her job “is to entertain” and if she ends up opening people's minds... “that’s brilliant.” Ms. Azmat is a British stand-up comedian of Pakistani descent who performs most nights … [Read more...]
Last December a new report from the Washington Post declared that “researchers have found again and again that [news] coverage of Muslims in the American and global media is predominantly negative." … [Read more...]