Ilhan Abdullahi Omar is the first female Muslim and Somali-American legislator. Currently, she is serving as the U.S. Representative for Minnesota's 5th congressional district based in Minneapolis … [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.
A new billboard in Dallas features a woman wearing a hijab, along with a 1-800 number and the words: respect, honor and strength. The Islamic Circle has partnered with a Chicago-area based group … [Read more...]
At 14-4, the Salam Stars, an all female (and all Muslim) high school basketball team has, according to the Washington Post, "entered this week’s sectionals still as underdogs but having showed that … [Read more...]
Roswell, New Mexico creator Carina Adly Mackenzie talks to Entertainment Weekly about her personal experiences which helped "shaped her perspective and therefore the show’s". Here's a snippet … [Read more...]
Dope Plain Jane is a licensed psychotherapist "born, raised, and working in NYC" who is also an opinion writer, her articles often appear in Huffington Post. In this op-ed for The Root, Plain Jane … [Read more...]
“It’s very hard to be a female filmmaker in Hollywood, that is for sure,” says writer-director Lena Khan, whose parents hail from India and eventually settled in Los Angeles. “I think they feel like … [Read more...]
AT 27, Khadijah Safari converted to Islam and quit her job to get a black belt in Muay Thai kickboxing and self defense. Nearly ten years later, Mrs Safari still resides in a London suburb but now is … [Read more...]