Chauncey Bailey Project

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Bailey killing figure had troubled youth

Bailey killing figure had troubled youth

Whether or not one believes Devaughndre Broussard killed Oakland Post Editor Chauncey Bailey on a downtown Oakland street last August, Broussard’s 20 years clearly have been a litany of woes.

Journalist’s sister sickened by video

The sister of slain journalist Chauncey Bailey said she was sickened by a video that captures Your Black Muslim Bakery leader Yusuf Bey IV and two bakery associates joking about her brother’s killing.

Ali Saleem Bey

Ali Saleem Bey turned out to be the unidentified source for Chauncey Bailey’s investigation into Your Black Muslim Bakery’s finances. Days after the Oakland Post editor was gunned down on a downtown street in August 2007, Ali Saleem Bey stepped forward to shed more light on the story Bailey was working on. Known as Darren […]

Paul Cobb

Paul Cobb is publisher of the Oakland Post, and Chauncey Bailey was his editor. Bailey was investigating the finances of Your Black Muslim Bakery, and related stories, including allegations of police corruption, when he was murdered not far from the Post’s offices in downtown Oakland on Aug. 2, 2007. In January 2008, Cobb came under […]

Chauncey Bailey

Chauncey Wendell Bailey Jr., 57, was editor of the Oakland Post when he was gunned down as he walked to work downtown on Aug. 2, 2007. Police believe that the leadership or associates of Your Black Muslim Bakery were involved, because Bailey was probing the troubled organization’s finances and related matters. Devaughndre Broussard, a 19-year-old […]

Nisayah Yahudah

Nisayah Yahudah was known as Sister Felicia in 1968 when Nation of Islam leader Elijah Muhammad sent her to the Bay Area to head a training program for Black Muslim women. There was Mosque 26 in San Francisco, and a short time later in Oakland, the new Mosque 26B, founded in 1970 and headed by […]

Chief Wayne Tucker

As Oakland Police Department’s top cop, Wayne Tucker has taken criticism from all sides as his department continues to investigate multiple cases in the wake of the slaying of journalist Chauncey Bailey and the Aug. 3, 2007, raid on Your Black Muslim Bakery. Tucker has said police believe that members of the bakery were involved […]

Highlights gathered from documents, recordings

Highlights gathered from documents and recordings obtained by The Chauncey Bailey Project.

Key players

Profiles of people involved in the Chauncey Bailey case.

Secret video raises questions about bakery leader’s role in Bailey killing

Secret video raises questions about bakery leader’s role in Bailey killing

Your Black Muslim Bakery leader Yusuf Bey IV kept the gun used to kill journalist Chauncey Bailey in his closet after the attack and bragged of playing “hella dumb” when investigators asked him about the shooting, according to a secretly recorded police video.

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