Caribbean Fever: Breaking Down the West Indian American Day Carnival
Changing of the WIADCA Guard
Yolanda Lezama-Clark, his daughter, was subsequently elected president, but quit in 2011 on the heels of a controversy involving NYPD officers posting hate messages on Facebook about the parade. Thomas Bailey replaced Lezama-Clark in 2012 and continues to head WIADCA today.
(Photo: Courtesy of the West Indian American Day Carnival Association)