On Sunday evening Mahershala Ali took home his second Oscar in three years, wining for best supporting actor for "Green Book." In the film, he portrays classical pianist Don Shirley who, in the early … [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.
A high school student refused to complete a history lesson on “The Muslim World” and went to court, charging that she felt the assignment forced her to embrace Islam. A federal appeals court in … [Read more...]
New York Times describes the new cookbook Zaitoun: Recipes From the Palestinian Kitchen as a document about author Yasmin Khan's travels in the West Bank and Gaza, "and the beauty of the food she … [Read more...]
Abu Duyanah is a Cuban writer, poet, literary critic and journalist who converted to Islam in 2010, and is currently the president of the Cuban Association for the Diffusion of Islam. In this … [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...]
According to a recent Gallup poll, only 44% of Americans reported to having a will in place but experts say that number is far lower in the American Muslim community. The reason for this is that … [Read more...]
Earlier this month, xenophobic and anti-Muslim emails were leaked by the website SplinterNews.com from Joe Ricketts, billionaire and patriarch of the family that owns the Cubs. As a result, leaders … [Read more...]