Minnesota is home to the country's largest population of Somali Americans who have expressed shock and dismay by the actions of terrorist group al-Shabab, who attacked a Kenyan mall in 2013. Minnesota … [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.
Early in 2013, the BBC’s Channel Four announced a season of new shows focused on contemporary Muslim life. Most controversial was a decision to broadcast pre-dawn morning prayers during the fasting … [Read more...]
It’s a gut reaction at most, but does it rally lead to quantifiable effects? Right after 9/11, police officers infiltrated Muslim communities around the nation, spying and cloaking innocent civilians … [Read more...]
Some say it’s time for the GOP to start embracing the true diversity its constituents possess. Until that happens, Muslim Americans feel alienated in their attempts to support the Republican party. … [Read more...]
Adulthood comes early to Muslim American children, especially in the aftermath of 9/11. Suspicion and even assaults on faith and ethnicity may be facts of life, but is it the new normal? … [Read more...]
Local Muslim religious leaders are often the first line of defense against a terrorist plot. Imams tap into undercurrents in the community and share potentially harmful information with the … [Read more...]
Ghostface Killah, the popular rapper who woke up spiritually after visiting a mosque, has announced his plan to make an album about God. He’s 42 now, no longer smokes pot, and just hopes he can keep … [Read more...]
Photo Credit: Screenshot from The Huffington Post/"SWAT Teams Show Increased Police Militarization" The number of SWAT teams in cities and small towns across America has jumped exponentially in 20 … [Read more...]