Categories Archives: Editorial

Lens Of the People By Treyvon Waddy.

Good Afternoon, readers! Lens of The People is a column dedicated to the capture of the real-life scenarios and events of the local Houston area whilst also giving the thoughts and opinions of the Houston community itself its own voice to speak through. W ...

Building Bridges from Africa to America.

ABOVE: Jeffrey L. Boney (far right) Forward Times Associate Editor reporting on NNPA’s historic trip to Ile-Ife, Nigeria for The Olojo Festival. “It has truly been a blessing to be a part of this unique and meaningful pilgrimage to Ile-Ife, Nigeri ...

Lens Of The People by Treyvon Waddy.

Good Afternoon, readers! Lens of The People is a column dedicated to the capture of the real-life scenarios and events of the local Houston area whilst also giving the thoughts and opinions of the Houston community itself its own voice to speak through. O ...

Jim Clyburn for Speaker of the House.

No one questions the fact that for the past six decades, African Americans have overwhelmingly supported and voted for Democratic Party candidates for the United States Congress. In the upcoming 2018 midterm elections, African Americans by the millions wi ...

The Miseducation of Betsy Devoid.

ABOVE: Betsy DeVos Even her boss, the 45th President of the United States, is derisive of Education Secretary Betsy DeVoid, the Devos woman who is devoid, absent, of good sense. She may have even been placed in her position as payback for whatever support ...

The Catholic Church Played Major Role in Slavery.

“When the missionaries arrived, the Africans had the land and the missionaries had the Bible. They taught us how to pray with our eyes closed. When we opened them, they had the land and we had the Bible.” — Jomo Kenyatta, First President of ...

“MAYORING WHILE BLACK”.

ABOVE: Mayor Sylvester Turner “Be honest. If Sylvester Turner were White he would have made the cover of TIME Magazine following Hurricane Harvey” Houston has always been a city of subtle and sophisticated, yet polarizing racism. My boxing coa ...