“Muslim women are very underrepresented in sports,” declares Amina Hassan, a third-year biomedical student at St. George’s, University of London. “You only see the standout ones, and none of us feel … [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.
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...]
Known primarily for her work in film, video and photography, Shirin Neshat, 62, is an Iranian visual artist who is currently the subject of a one-woman show at the Broad museum in Los Angeles entitled … [Read more...]
“Normally, a woman’s role is to take care of the household, family and children,” Umm Yasser, a Bedouin member of the Hamada tribe, explains to a Los Angeles Times reporter. “Hiking is the first time … [Read more...]
Last week, Nike unveiled its own line of modest swimwear geared to Muslim women called The Victory Suit. The bathing suits are designed to meet the needs of women who need to more fully cover their … [Read more...]
This week Nike unveiled its own line of modest swimwear. The Victory Suit is the top-of-line option and a pricey one -- at $600, the suit consists of a loose, two-layered hoodie paired with … [Read more...]