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Portrait of Hawaii Congresswoman Patsy Mink unveiled at US Capitol

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New book explores the trailblazing life of Hawaiʻi politician and Title IX champion Patsy Mink

"Fierce and Fearless: Patsy Takemoto Mink, First Woman of Color in Congress" is the title of a new biography out this month. The Conversation learned more about the book from her daughter Gwendolyn "Wendy" Mink, as well as co-author and historian Judy Tzu-Chun Wu. The book follows her life as a Japanese American from Hawaiʻi, a local and national politician, and a champion of Title IX — the law of the land for education equity. She died in 2002.
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Column: Patsy Mink trailblazed the path for monumental Title IX strides

Who gave women the right to vote first, Hawaii or the United States? The answer is probably the kingdom of Hawaii, in the 1840 Constitution, as it used a gender neutral term. You're reading a premium story. Read the full story with our Print & Digital Subscription. Already a subscriber?...
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Patsy Mink, Title IX Champion

Fifty years ago, a fiery, young politician from Pā‘ia, Maui championed federal legislation that changed America. Patsy Takemoto Mink was the principal author of Title IX which passed in 1972. To mark the anniversary of the law’s passage, PBS Hawaiʻi Presents, Patsy Mink: Ahead of the Majority, a film that shares how one person made a significant difference.