Thursday, August 23, 2007

Death of a Journalist

Chauncey Bailey
1949 -Aug. 2, 2007
SPERO Chauncery Bailey was shot several times by a lone gunman in Oakland, at around 7:30 am, as he went to work.

The following day, 19 people from the Black Muslims' "Your Black Muslim Bakery" were arrested. Those arrested included Yusuf Bey IV, the 21-year old heir to the Black Muslim's business rackets. An update from NBC11 News and an article from the Tri Valley Herald confirm that Chauncery Bailey had been writing an article about the Black Muslims, who own the "Your Black Muslim Bakery".

An employee of Your Black Muslim Bakery confessed to police that he had shot Chauncery Bailey. 19-year old handyman Devaughndre Broussard said he had been angered by stories Chauncery had written about the Black Muslims, the bakery, and its employees.

According to authorities, Mr Bailey had been working on a story about the finances of the group.

Chauncey Bailey

Chauncey Bailey

Chauncey Bailey

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