Archive for August, 2008
Former Your Black Muslim Bakery leader Yusuf Bey IV and three co-defendants pleaded not guilty Friday to charges of kidnapping and torturing two women last year.
Yusuf Bey IV, jailed leader of Your Black Muslim Bakery, is reaching out from his cell to tell the world that he’s not responsible for the shooting death of Oakland Post editor Chauncey Bailey. And he’s using cyberspace to do it.
OAKLAND — A Superior Court judge late Friday afternoon ordered former Your Black Muslim Bakery leader Yusuf Bey IV and three co-defendants to stand trial on charges of kidnapping and torturing two women last year.
OAKLAND — Prayers, protests and unanswered questions marked the one-year anniversary of journalist Chauncey Bailey’s killing Saturday as his family and friends called for peace in this violence-marred city and former members of Your Black Muslim Bakery demanded more accountability from police and the media.
The Chauncey Bailey Project is the biggest journalistic show of force since 1976, when reporter Don Bolles’ car was blown up by a bomb while he was investigating organized crime in Phoenix.
COMMENTARY – Chauncey Bailey will be remembered as a fierce advocate for the African-American press and community, a loving father, a visionary media businessman and a friend of New America Media/Pacific News Service for more than 20 years.
Questions still linger surrounding the brazen murder of veteran journalist Chauncey Bailey as he walked down an Oakland street one year ago.
On the eve of the first anniversary of Chauncey Bailey’s murder, Reporters Without Borders is very disappointed that the investigation has not made any progress. The press freedom organization is launching a petition calling for “Justice for Chauncey Bailey” and urging the Attorney General of the United States of America to take the lead in the case.
Richard Prince’s Journal-isms: The Maynard Institute and the Chauncey Bailey Project recognize August 2, 2008, as the one-year anniversary of the murder of Chauncey Bailey.