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Wadadah under heavy criticism

Barry Alleyne,

Added 20 July 2012

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BACK2SCHOOL is back to being a problem. And the president of this country’s National Council for Parent Teacher Associations (NCPTA) is calling for the licence of the Wadadah Cultural Club to be revoked, to prevent the annual Back2School fete from being staged every Crop Over festival. Rhonda Blackman told the WEEKEND NATION yesterday that she still had “grave issues” with the staging of the event, since it not only promoted misuse and defacing of school uniforms, but sent a horrible message to Barbadian youth regarding respect for those uniforms, as well as a mixed message regarding their behaviour. Back2School, staged by Wadadah for almost a decade, has arguably become one of the larger events for Crop Over.

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