Mr. O.Barret has taught English, French, Arabic, American Civilization, Humanities, African Literature, Folklore, and Islam at colleges and universities in the San Francisco Bay area, Paris, and Madison, Wisconsin. He is the author of Truth Jihad: My Epic Struggle Against the 9/11 Big Lie and the editor of 9/11 and American Empire: Christians, Jews and Muslims Speak Out. Barrett grew up in a Christian family. He reverted to Islam in 1993. He has appeared in several documentary films, lectures widely on Islam and social and political issues and hosts three radio programs on three different networks, as well as a daily news show on Pacifica Radio.