2-2-8 70 years

On this 70th anniversary, we remember the atrocities that happened in Taiwan. How peaceful demonstrations turned into unrest and eradication across the land. We remember the dark period in Taiwan, the years called White Terror. In LA, we took time to recall, to mourn, and to promise to resist against the horrific ever occurring again. The 228 Memorial Event in El Monte featured music when words could not express the bountiful grief.   Political leaders stood together in support … [Read more...]

Discover Taiwan, The Beautiful Island

"Beware the person with a Buddha's mouth and a snake's heart." -Chinese proverb It was with stealth that the 228 Massacre struck Taiwan, ushering in decades of sorrow. The three numbers together, 2-2-8, now hold horrific memories for many Taiwanese. The importance of this date and the ensuing dark time period can be found in my article, "228 In Today's World." What is so significant about the massacre and the White Terror era is its destruction of the minds of a beautiful country. There's a … [Read more...]