Archive for July, 2008
The head of Your Black Muslim Bakery and an associate pleaded no contest to charges Wednesday stemming from vandalism incidents at two West Oakland liquor stores in 2005.
Two of four Your Black Muslim Bakery members accused of vandalizing West Oakland liquor stores in 2005 reached plea deals Monday that most likely will result in probation instead of jail time.
Slain journalist Chauncey Bailey was a controversial figure in his hometown of Oakland, Ca., challenging people on his television show and in both the mainstream and ethnic press. This series of videos explores Bailey’s life through archival footage and recent interviews with his friends and colleagues.
The Chauncey Bailey Project has received the Best Practices Award from the National Association of Black Journalists.
Devaughndre M. Broussard, charged with murder in the 2007 slaying of journalist Chauncey Bailey, made a brief appearance Friday in Alameda County Superior Court, where the scheduling of his trial was postponed until September.
Former employees and supporters of the defunct Your Black Muslim Bakery have scheduled a rally for Aug. 2 — the one-year anniversary of journalist Chauncey Bailey’s killing — to call for an investigation into the business’s demise.
With each new development, we become increasingly concerned about the investigation of the murder of journalist Chauncey Bailey. Not only has the Oakland Police Department bungled the case, but comments this week by Alameda County District Attorney Tom Orloff leave us worried that it is not getting the attention it deserves in his office.
There is no active investigation into whether Your Black Muslim Bakery leader Yusuf Bey IV was an accessory in the Aug. 2 killing of journalist Chauncey Bailey, according to an interview Alameda County District Attorney Tom Orloff gave to a newspaper that covers legal news.