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Qasim Basir

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I Am a Muslimerican

(328) Comments | Posted August 19, 2010 | 6:02 PM

While standing in line at the airport, it's no longer a question. I approach the counter and immediately tell them to call their manager because they'll need extra approval to allow me on the plane. When finally in my seat answering a phone call, the looks I get from surrounding...

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The Inspiration of Barack: McReagan, 40 Years Later

(1) Comments | Posted November 3, 2008 | 4:47 PM

As we approach the final days before the biggest, most important election of our time, we must all give it one final push toward the finish line. This has been a long journey, significant to each of us in its own way, important to us all the same. But while...

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The Inspiration of Barack: What Does it Take?!

(22) Comments | Posted October 9, 2008 | 4:57 PM

After eight screenings from NY to MI, "Yes We Can" reached 150,000 views on YouTube and received comments from all across the board. I am pleased by the incredible amount of support and trying my hardest to find ways to get the message across to some who are still having...

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The Inspiration of Barack: Back to Message -- "Vote"

(2) Comments | Posted September 23, 2008 | 3:05 PM

We've had our first two screenings of the Series and the "Yes We Can" Tour has begun. As a result, my vision has become clear. The message I must convey is obvious and I've found my voice!

As I remained planted in my seat in the back of the...

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The Inspiration of Barack: "Yes We Can" -- College

(9) Comments | Posted September 9, 2008 | 12:44 PM

In my previous blog I failed to mention much about the process we undertook in order to complete the series. By no means was it easy, and it took everything we had to pull together resources and finish. From receiving free assistance from usually well paid professionals, to raising most...

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The Inspiration of Barack: "Yes We Can" Film Series

(16) Comments | Posted September 7, 2008 | 4:31 AM

I could sit here all day writing down the reasons why I support Barack Obama. In my lifetime, I don't remember another person who has been more influential. He is intelligent, logical, strong, honest, dedicated, honorable, passionate and -- most of all -- inspirational. He has inspired me, a usually...

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