Earlier this month, voters elected the first Muslim woman, Nida Allam, to hold office in the state of North Carolina. At 26, Ms. Allam was one of five women who won the Democratic party’s primary for … [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.
Qasim Rashid is running for Congress in Virginia. After receiving anti-Islamic tweets from a man named Oscar Dillion, Rashid literally decided to turn the other cheek and donated to Dillion's … [Read more...]
Thanks to the Library of Congress, the only known existing autobiography of a slave written in Arabic in America is now freely available to the public online. Born in 1770, Omar ibn Said lived in … [Read more...]
Ten days after her synagogue was brutally attacked, Beth Kissileff visited her first mosque. The Pittsburgh synagogue shooting took place on October 27, 2018, at the Tree of Life in the Squirrel Hill … [Read more...]
Military.com reports: Airmen will be allowed to wear up to 2-inch beards under a new Air Force guidance that outlines grooming standards for religious accommodations.The updated grooming policy … [Read more...]
For the first time in Iowa state history, five local mosques will be official caucus locations. As Dean Obeidallah, with the Daily Beast, writes: "... caucuses are usually held at schools, … [Read more...]