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...]
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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.
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...]
Fatima Farheen Mirza is a 27 year-old graduate from the prestigious Iowa Writers’ Workshop and her first book, A Place For Us, has been chosen by actress Sarah Jessica Parker as the first title for … [Read more...]
According to VOA: Riding solid gains for Democratic candidates in the U.S midterm elections, Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar are now set to make history when they become the first Muslim American … [Read more...]
According to Vox: Former Michigan state Rep. Rashida Tlaib has become one of the first Muslim women elected to Congress, after winning her race for Michigan’s 13th Congressional District on … [Read more...]
According to CBS News: Fresh off her victory as the first refugee, the first Somali-American, and one of the first Muslim women elected to Congress, Democrat Ilhan Omar said Wednesday that she is … [Read more...]