Another glass ceiling has been thankfully shattered for Muslim women in American politics. Sadaf Jaffer was recently sworn in as mayor of the Montgomery Township, becoming the first female, South … [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.
A Muslim student in Canada has discovered a new way to extract diamonds that might otherwise be destroyed by current harvesting techniques. Hamdi Ali, 17, spent last summer at the University of … [Read more...]
In this op-ed for CNN, author and columnist Rafia Zakaria writes -- As a Muslim-American woman living in what feels like, based on growing hate crimes and bigoted political rhetoric, an … [Read more...]
Excerpts from CNN story: -- Rashida Tlaib will make history as the first Palestinian-American woman to serve in Congress. -- Tlaib has said she will wear a Palestinian gown called a thobe for … [Read more...]
The New York Times recently declared that they are righting their public record since "obituaries in The New York Times have been dominated by white men. With 'Overlooked,' we’re adding the stories of … [Read more...]
Agime Sogojeva is a spiritual teacher known as a mualime, where she is one of some 100 female theologians hoping to revive Muslim traditions in Kosovo. The mualimes work at the country's three Muslim … [Read more...]
According to People magazine, Ilhan Omar, the Democratic representative from Minnesota, recently announced on Instagram that she’s working on an initiative to overturn a 181-year rule banning House … [Read more...]