Earlier this month, voters elected the first Muslim woman, Nida Allam, to hold office in the state of North Carolina. At 26, Ms. Allam was one of five women who won the Democratic party’s primary 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.
In a recent article in StepFeed, journalist Razan Mneimneh makes the point that astronomy and astrology rose together in the Middle East and later spread to ancient Greeks and Romans, noting that both … [Read more...]
In this op-ed for Newsweek, Craig Considine looks at Prophet Muhammad's (peace be upon him) view on pandemics and here's what the religious scholar found: -- Experts like immunologist Dr. Anthony … [Read more...]
"As a teacher, I recognized the discomfort of Muslim children putting themselves in the characters of Snow White, Cinderella and Sleeping Beauty,” says Fawzia Gilani-Williams who is an internationally … [Read more...]
Qasim Rashid is running for Congress in Virginia. After receiving anti-Islamic tweets from a man named Oscar Dillion, Rashid literally decided to turn the other cheek and donated to Dillion's … [Read more...]
Islamic law requires Muslims to ritually purify their body before praying. The practice is called Wuḍūʾ which involves washing the hands, mouth, nostrils, arms, head and feet with water. In this … [Read more...]
The Boston Globe reports: Before the coronavirus began to spread, there was already a demand for toilet paper and disinfectant in low-income communities. A new program called "pantry of essentials" … [Read more...]
In recent years U.S. corporations have worked to support their employees regardless of race, gender or sexual orientation. And now there’s a grass-root push for inclusion when it comes to employees’ … [Read more...]