Chauncey Bailey Project

Archive for January, 2008

Commentary: End ‘no-snitch’ culture for sake of community

By Martin G. Reynolds, Editor, The Oakland Tribune   THE CULTURE of anti-snitching has reached a new low. It has now even embroiled a well-known African-American businessman and his important institution, The Oakland Post. Earlier this month the Oakland Tribune ran stories about a plot to have Post Publisher Paul Cobb set up and killed. […]

Woman describes harrowing story of kidnap, torture

Woman describes harrowing story of kidnap, torture

A frightened, unidentified woman told a jury about how she was abducted and beaten eight months ago.
By Paul T. Rosynsky, Chauncey Bailey Project

Suspect in Bailey’s death enters not-guilty plea

Broussard pleads not guilty.
By Thomas Peele and Bob Butler, Chauncey Bailey Project

Nedir Bey evades trouble over election finances

Nedir Bey evades trouble over election finances

Bakery leader Nedir Bey ran for Oakland City Council and got $14,000 in matching funds, but local and state authorities failed to investigate concerns over his fundraising and spending. Nor will they.

Commentary: Chauncey Bailey’s publisher reports death threat

Police place publisher Paul Cobb under protection.
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Post’s publisher gives IDs of men who threatened him to police

Post’s publisher gives IDs of men who threatened him to police

Oakland Post publisher Paul Cobb turned over to police the names of two bakery associates who another man claims offered him money to set Cobb up to be killed.
By Thomas Peele, Martin G. Reynolds and Mary Fricker, Chauncey Bailey Project

Boss of slain Oakland journalist reports death threat

Police placed Oakland Post publisher Paul Cobb under protection Wednesday night after an acquaintance said he was targeted for murder.
By Thomas Peele, Chauncey Bailey Project

Ex-bakery members to be tried on vandalism charges

Ex-bakery members to be tried on vandalism charges

Four men affiliated with Your Black Muslim Bakery will be tried for vandalizing two liquor stores.
By Angela Hill, Chauncey Bailey Project

Bakery associate calls land transfers legitimate

The mother of Your Black Muslim Bakery’s CEO claims she did nothing wrong when properties worth $2.28 million transferred to her name.
By Josh Richman, Thomas Peele, G.W. Schulz and A.C. Thompson, Chauncey Bailey Project

E.M. Health, Part III: Political, racial pressure pays off for bakery

E.M. Health, Part III: Political, racial pressure pays off for bakery

With millions lavished on failed boondoggles of white businessmen, Your Black Muslim Bakery’s lieutenant Nedir Bey had lots of ammunition to use when he lobbied city leaders for a $1.1 million loan.

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