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Yusuf Bey V

Yusuf Ali Bey V, 21, is a half-brother of Yusuf Bey IV and a co-defendant with him in a May 2007 kidnapping and torture case involving two women. Three other Bey family members or associates of Your Black Muslim Bakery associates were also charged. Bey V is one of more than 40 children fathered by […]

Antar Bey

Antar Bey, 23, was CEO of Your Black Muslim Bakery for only a year when he was killed in an apparent carjacking in October 2005. The 2003 death of his father, patriarch Yusuf ALI Bey, ushered in a violent period of succession for the bakery’s leadership. Police believe the struggle pitted the older leadership, closely […]

Yusuf Ali Bey

Yusuf Ali Bey, born Joseph H. Stephens in Greenville, Texas, founded Your Black Muslim Bakery in 1973. It became the hub of a multimillion-dollar enterprise that wielded political and religious influence in Oakland for more than 30 years. As members of the Nation of Islam, Bey, known as Capt. Joseph X, and his brother, Billy, […]

Bakery leader taped telling associates to ‘sacrifice another good soldier’

Bakery leader taped telling associates to ‘sacrifice another good soldier’

Police secretly recorded Yusuf Bey IV coaching associates on how to avoid conviction for kidnapping.

Journalists press on for slain colleague

Journalists press on for slain colleague

The Bailey Project furthers the work of an Oakland reporter who was investigating a bakery at the time of his death.

By Tim Reiterman, Los Angeles Times

Bakery bidding: Few takers for last Bey photos and posters

Bakery bidding: Few takers for last Bey photos and posters

A U.S. bankruptcy court trustee auctions final bakery items for $285.

By Cecily Burt, Chauncey Bailey Project

Relics of bakery’s past go up for sale

Relics of bakery’s past go up for sale

Auction of bakery photos could help pay off Your Black Muslim Bakery’s creditors.
By Josh Richman, Chauncey Bailey Project

’60 Minutes’ show cuts quote that upset Post chief

’60 Minutes’ show cuts quote that upset Post chief

Publisher Paul Cobb denies he was first to link Chauncey Bailey slaying to Your Black Muslim Bakery.
Staff Reports, Chauncey Bailey Project

Publisher disputes police statement on ’60 Minutes’

Publisher disputes police statement on ’60 Minutes’

Publisher Paul Cobb denies police claim on 60 Minutes that he told them of bakery’s involvement in journalist’s murder.
By Thomas Peele and Lani Silver, Chauncey Bailey Project

Chauncey Bailey wins Polk Award

Award honors Oakland Post editor Chauncey Bailey who was slain while investigating Your Black Muslim Bakery.
By Josh Richman, Chauncey Bailey Project

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