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...]
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.
Morocco World News provides a "listicle" of amazing and inspiring Moroccan women who "overcame obstacles in their respective times and paved the way for future generations of strong independent … [Read more...]
In 2013, American singer Jennifer Grout auditioned for the talent show "Arabs Got Talent" where she made it to the final round and won wide acclaim in the Arab world. Just a year prior, her life had … [Read more...]
It all started when two teen sisters from Michigan were assigned a school project to research inspirational historical figures. The older sister picked Fatima al-Fihri, a Muslim woman credited with … [Read more...]
For a few years now, the girls high school basketball team at Salam School in Milwaukee has received a lot of attention both for their athletic skills (last year they had a record at 14-4) but also as … [Read more...]
Founded in 2013 in New Jersey, The Sisterhood of Salaam Shalom is a group of Muslim and Jewish women who are working together to break down barriers, take on stereotypes and fight hate. As both … [Read more...]
Jasmin "Jaws" Moghbeli -- who earned her nickname during her time as a decorated helicopter gunship pilot flying more than 150 missions in Afghanistan -- has just added another major accomplishment, … [Read more...]