In this op-ed for Teen Vogue, Isra Chaker, Refugee Campaign Lead with Oxfam America in Washington, D.C., explains her journey from being discriminated in high school to becoming an activist and … [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.
When a 10-year-old Muslim girl in Framingham, Massachusetts received threatening notes in her locker, the local CAIR chapter encouraged the public to send encouraging and supportive messages to the … [Read more...]
The American Jewish communities have experienced a lot of sorrow of late – first the February 2017 vandalism of a cemetery in St. Louis where 100 headstones were overturned and then last October in … [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...]
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...]
One Small Step is a new effort produced by Storycorps that brings together Americans with differing political views. In one of their recent stories, we meet Amina Amdeen, a Muslim student at the … [Read more...]
Lana Aldos, an 18-year-old sophomore at Loyola University Chicago, is majoring in neuroscience and anthropology. She is also Syrian-Muslim refugee, having moved to Chicago in the eighth grade, after … [Read more...]