Capitol Lens | Title IX pioneer honored

 (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
(Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
Posted June 23, 2022 at 3:32pm

Billie Jean King, right, founder of the Women’s Sports Foundation, and Speaker Nancy Pelosi attend a portrait unveiling ceremony for the late Hawaii Rep. Patsy Mink in the Capitol’s Statuary Hall on Thursday.

Mink was the first woman of color and first Asian American in the House of Representatives and a major sponsor of Title IX, which marked its 50th anniversary Thursday.