Chauncey Bailey Project


A Day Late in Oakland

March 3, 2009 – “A Day Late in Oakland” has been named the Best Short Documentary at the 2009 Fargo Film Festival. Sub-titled “The story of a reporter and a baker, from their common roots to their troubling intersection,” the film by award-winning Bay Area filmmaker and cinematographer Zachary Stauffer mixes interviews with archival footage, photographs, news clippings, and public documents as it follows the life of journalist Chauncey Bailey and the evolution of Your Black Muslim Bakery.

Secret video raises questions about bakery leader’s role in Bailey killing

June 18, 2008 – Your Black Muslim Bakery leader Yusuf Bey IV kept the gun used to kill
journalist Chauncey Bailey in his closet after the attack and later bragged
of playing “hella dumb” when investigators asked him about the shooting, Bey
IV said in a secretly recorded police video. [read more]

Additional Murder Charges Expected in Killing of Oakland Journalist Chauncey Bailey

Democracy Now! speaks with Robert J. Rosenthal, executive editor of the Chauncey Bailey Project about the latest developments in the case of Chauncey Bailey.

Exclusive interview with Jane Doe I

2009 – The Center for Investigative Reporting presents an exclusive 2009 interview with the woman whose anonymous court testimony exposed and brought down Yusef Bey, the founder of a self-styled black Muslim group in Oakland responsible for the murder of journalist Chauncey Bailey. She goes on camera for the first time with the Center for Investigative Reporting to tell her story and reveal her identity.

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