Chauncey Bailey Project


Michael J. Wills, Jr.
Michael J. Wills, Jr.

Audio-Slideshow: Michael J. Wills Jr.

April 29, 2009: Reporter Bob Butler reviews the life of Michael J. Wills Jr. A grand jury indicted Yusuf Bey IV and Antoine Mackey April 29 for killing Wills on July 12, 2007, allegedly because Wills was white. (read more)

Chauncey Bailey: life and work

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.

Audio-Slideshow: Couple accuses Esperanza Johnson of fraud

November 1, 2007 – When Markus Machado and Gail Mateo wanted to buy a newer and bigger home in 2005, they went to a real estate broker they thought they could trust: Esperanza Johnson. Audio-slideshow by Karl Mondon. (read more)

Audio-Slideshow: Donald Taylor laments real estate deal with Antron Thurman

October 30, 2007 – “I think about it quite often, but there’s nothing I can do…I think about how they took the house from me,” Donald Taylor said haltingly in a soft, gravelly voice. Audio-slideshow by Karl Mondon. (read more)

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