Pennsylvania Capital Star reports: On March 12, voters in West Philadelphia elected the first Muslim woman to serve in Pennsylvania’s General Assembly. Democrat Movita Johnson-Harrell, an anti-gun … [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.
Zenith Irfan is Pakistan’s first Muslim female solo bike rider. With a borrowed 125cc Honda, her first long-distance journey took her on a 3,200-kilometers adventure from Lahore through North … [Read more...]
In this very personal and insightful op-ed, Mariam Khan (author of It’s Not About The Burqa: Muslim Women on Faith, Feminism, Sexuality and Race) discusses the perceptions and misconceptions of Muslim … [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...]
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...]