Episode one of Forward Ever Backward Never, follows Newark Mayor Ras J. Baraka from the moment he leaves his home to the end of a long day. From topping off a high rise building to helping the homeless, to battles at City Hall for low income housing. This episode shows the struggle of being a Mayor of the people while remaining a friend of the business community. Prayer, exercise, motivational speaking, living and leading by example are some of what this Mayor does to keep it all in perspective for himself and others. It's not easy being the Mayor of Newark. This is reality. This is Forward Ever Backward Never.