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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.
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.
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.
Police documents, witness accounts and other evidence would lead most reasonable people to the following conclusion: If the head of Your Black Muslim Bakery, Yusef Bey IV, wasn’t with whomever pulled the trigger on the sawed-off shotgun that killed Oakland Post editor Chauncey Bailey in downtown Oakland on Aug. 2, there are very strong indications that he was probably involved.
AS QUESTIONS MOUNT about the Oakland Police Department’s investigation of the murder of journalist Chauncey Bailey, including whether the cops have bungled the inquiry and whether the case’s lead detective has been protecting a key suspect, it’s time for state Attorney General Jerry Brown to take over the inquiry.