Teshya Alo is 16 years old and 125 pounds. But on the judo and wrestling mats, she throws women twice her age and pounds heavier. And she beats boys. Now, she has her sights set on taking gold at both the judo and wrestling world championships–and eventually the Olympics. But it won’t be easy.
Filmmaker Kimberlee Bassford discovers her great grandfather Chun Quon Yee Hop, the founding member of her family in Hawai‘i and a successful businessman and philanthropist, and in doing so comes to know her Chinese heritage.
PATSY MINK: AHEAD OF THE MAJORITY explores the remarkable political story of Patsy Takemoto Mink, an Asian American woman from Hawai‘i who, battling racism and sexism, redefined American politics.