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Teaching Patsy Takemoto Mink Blazed the Trail for Kamala Harris

Patsy Takemoto Mink Blazed the Trail for Kamala Harris

As many news articles have pointed out, Harris’s truer political forerunners are Black presidential candidates like Shirley Chisholm. But another politician who blazed a path for Harris is often overlooked: Patsy Takemoto Mink. She was Congress’s first woman of color and a 1972 presidential hopeful.

Judy Tzu-Chun Wu, Professor of Asian American Studies and Director of the UCI Humanities Institute, University of California, Irvine
The Conversation


Why is Patsy Takemoto Mink an important figure in US political history?


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