Everyone told her no, so she rewrote the rules...

AHEAD OF THE MAJORITY: THE LIFE AND TIMES OF PATSY MINK

Kimberlee Bassford's documentary explores the life and times of the late U.S. Representative Patsy Takemoto Mink (1927-2002), the first woman of color in Congress and driving force behind Title IX, the landmark legislation that mandated gender equity in education.

ADDITIONAL BIBLIOGRAPHIC SOURCES

Suggested further readings.

Wu, Judy Tzu-Chun and Mink, Gwendolyn. Fierce and Fearless: Patsy Takemoto Mink, First Woman of Color in Congress.  New York: New York University Press, 2022.

Hightower-Langston, Donna. A to Z of American Women Leaders and Activists. Facts on File, 2002
Stineman, Esther. American Political Women. Contemporary and Historical Profiles. Littleton, Co.: Libraries Unlimited, 1980.
Leavitt, Judith A. American Women Managers and Administrators. A Selective Biographical Dictionary of Twentieth-Century Leaders in Business, Education, and Government. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1985.
Korematsu, F. "A Tribute to Patsy Takemoto Mink." Asian-Pacific Law & Policy Journal 6:1 (Winter 2005), p. 223-229.
The Asian American Almanac. A Reference Work on Asians in the United States. Detroit: Gale Research, 1995.
Called from Within: Early Women Lawyers of Hawaii. Matsuda, Mari J., ed. Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press, 1992.
Contemporary Heroes and Heroines, Book IV. Gale Group, 2000.
Baker, Christina Looper, and Christina Baker Kline. The Conversation Begins: Mothers and Daughters Talk About Living Feminism. New York: Bantam Books, 1996.
Encyclopedia of Women in American Politics (The American Political Landscape Series.) Jeffrey D. Schultz and Laura van Assendelft, eds. Phoenix: Oryx Press, 1999.
Cullen-DuPont, Kathryn. Encyclopedia of Women's History in America. Second edition. New York: Facts On File, 2000.
Encyclopedia of World Biography Supplement. Vol. 18. Detroit: Gale Research, 1998.
Davidson, Sue. A Heart in Politics: Jeannette Rankin and Patsy T. Mink. Seattle: Seal Press, 1994.
Notable Asian Americans. Detroit: Gale Research, 1995.
Scribner Encyclopedia of American Lives. Kenneth T. Jackson, Karen Markoe, and Arnold Markoe, eds. Vol. 6, 2000-2002. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 2004.
Sinott, Susan. Extraordinary Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders. Rev. ed. New York: Children's Press, 2003.
True to Ourselves: A Celebration of Women Making a Difference. Neuman, Nancy M., ed. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass Publishers, 1998. (includes a chapter titled, "Change in Plans, Patsy T. Mink.")