Breaking Through Breakthrough Day

Breaking Through Breakthrough Day

February 9, 2018


Filed under Editorials, Opinion

In February 2017, Tam had its first ever “Breakthrough Day,” which commemorated the 50th anniversary of Operation Breakthrough, an event intended to promote racial understanding and organized by students in response to race riots on campus. Breakthrough Day admirably sought to address racial inequa...

Another Breakthrough Day in the Works

Eddie Schultz

February 8, 2018


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Another Breakthrough Day, a discussion-based event aimed at addressing racial issues in the Tam community, is currently being arranged by the Tam Unity Committee. It is tentatively scheduled for the week of February 26. Last year’s 50-year anniversary of the original Breakthrough Day recei...

Breakthrough Day

Breakthrough Day

Megan Butt

March 10, 2017


Filed under News

Students participated in Breakthrough Day on February 27 to commemorate the 50th anniversary of Operation Breakthrough, a student-led initiative that took place in 1967 following race riots on campus. Students and staff spent much of the day discussing issues of race in tutorial classes in addition to...

Breakthrough Day: 50 Year Anniversary

Jacob Swergold

February 26, 2017


Filed under News

On February 27, 1967 Tam Students participated in a teach-in on race relations known as Operation Breakthrough . The teach-in was an attempt to alleviate racial tensions. At the time race relations were so poor that they even escalated to a race riot. As former staff member Jewel Barrow told the Tam News ...

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