The first lady stole the show with an incredible speech in Charlotte. By Patricia J. Williams.
As Obama's holiday ends, longtime summer resident Patricia Williams reflects on vacationing within arm's length of the first family—and Sen. Kennedy's profound effect on this tiny island.
As the first family departs for Martha’s Vineyard, Patricia Williams says the trip illuminates their delicate relationship with the black upper-class—a clubby world of debutantes and BMWs.
Obama’s powerhouse Supreme Court pick will be confirmed, The Daily Beast’s Patricia J. Williams writes. But that doesn’t mean the battle over Sotomayor’s “bullying” temperament and breadth of experience won’t be bruising.
President Obama’s first 100 days may have been a success, but the forces gathering against him are only gaining steam.
Watching the Obama inaugural from Upper Manhattan.
If the nation’s first female Solicitor General breaks a 139-year-old tradition and doesn’t wear a morning coat, can she still do her job with style?
When Michelle Obama's mother, Marian Robinson, moves to Washington, she'll help redefine the notion of the 'all-American' family.
A new debate is brewing over whether Barack Obama should be called America’s first "black" president or America’s first "biracial" president.
From soup to nuts: Grandma’s election night repast