The Chauncey Bailey Project
September 9, 2011 3:18 PM Subscribe
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On August 2, 2007 Oakland Post editor Chauncey Bailey
was assassinated on his way to work by Your Black Muslim Bakery
. The Chauncey Bailey Project
collects together the many twists and turns in the stories of Bailey's murder and of the bakery itself
, while continuing to investigate
. KQED provides a primer
on the case.
In June, the bakery leader, Yusuf Bey IV, and Antoine Mackey were convicted of first degree murder for Bailey's death. The shooter, Devaughndre Broussard, confessed shortly after the shooting and testified at the trial.
Bey IV denied involvement in the murder. He was left alone with Broussard, who then confessed to the killing and denied any involvement on the part of the bakery. The day after the assassination, Bey IV was arrested in relation to a separate matter, a kidnapping, and video from the San Leandro police department shows him discussing
Yelp reviews of the bakery
(in its capacity as an actual bakery and restaurant)