A Woman to Know: Patsy Mink

[Be] willing to cut the first furrow in the ground. Patsy

(image via Library of Congress)

How's this for some "firsts": the first Japanese-American woman to practice law in Hawaii, the first woman of color elected to the U.S. House of Representatives, the first Asian-American woman to serve in Congress *and* *in addition to all of that* the first Asian-American woman to run for president.

Oh, and there's more. She wrote Title IX -- and got it passed.

I mean, wow. Wow.

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