Stephan Said (pronounced Sy-Eed) is an Arab American musician with Iraqi parents. His songs often have a political bent, and this one is a call to action, encouraging listeners to unite in bringing about social and political change for the better. In our interview with Stephan Said
, he explained: "We are at a classic juncture once again where artists must help society push into a new era. My hope is that 'Take A Stand' can reach people across borders, and instill in people a hope that we can unite in the dream and effort to create that more equitable society humankind has always dreamt of but never achieved."