In 1944, Kismet was introduced to the comic book world -- an Algerian superhero who fought Nazis in southern France and came to the aid of civilians in need. Kismet is said to be the first identified … [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.
Fans -- often women and often Muslim -- often come up to G. Willow Wilson, the writer says, to tell her how Ms. Marvel (i.e. Kamala Khan) is the reason they became comics fans at all. Daily Beast … [Read more...]
Comedian Maysoon Zayid, who is of Palestinian descent and has cerebral palsy, tells the New York Times that her 2014 TED Talk not only became the most-watched TED Talk that year but it drastically … [Read more...]
When Ahmed Shareef was seven years old, he was walking home from school in Baghdad when an explosion blew off half his right arm and burned his eyes, blinding him. After the accident, Ahmed was … [Read more...]
Funny men Dean Obeidallah (who is Palestinian-American) and Scott Blakeman (who is Jewish-American) both feel that the best way to start a conversation is with laughter. For the past thirteen years, … [Read more...]
Media scholars (see below for list) took a look at the news coverage of the Muslim communities and report that they expected to see it filled with negative stories of "terrorism and cultural … [Read more...]
Initially television producer Dick Wolf ("Law & Order") had in mind a Latino actor to play the co-lead on his new show "FBI" (Tuesdays at 9pm on CBS) but an agent for Zeeko Zaki slipped him the … [Read more...]