Chauncey Bailey

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Journalists Aim to Finish Slain Comrade's Investigation

Chauncey Bailey Project delves into Muslim bakery linked to Oakland killing

(Newser) - Last summer's murder of a California journalist has prompted dozens of colleagues to join in finishing what he started, the Los Angeles Times reports. Chauncey Bailey was shot in August, police believe, over his investigation of an Oakland black Muslim bakery. "You have to let the community know you... More »

Editor's Murder Shows Failure of Tolerance

Hitchens hits cops for abetting criminality in religious guise

(Newser) - The notoriously irreligious Christopher Hitchens decries the Oakland police's tolerance of Your Black Muslim Bakery, one of whose employees has been arrested for the murder of Oakland Post editor Chauncey Bailey. In an op-ed for Slate Hitchens writes that the bakery is in fact a front for jihadism and that... More »

Teen Confesses to Killing Journalist

Handyman at raided bakery may not have acted alone, cops say

(Newser) - A 19-year-old man arrested last week in a police raid on an Oakland bakery has confessed to shooting journalist Chauncey Bailey, the San Jose Mercury News reports. Detectives say Devaughndre Broussard, a self-described "good soldier," targeted the Oakland Post editor because he had been investigating the bakery and... More »

Cops Raid Bakery Linked to Editor's Assassination

19 arrested at Oakland Black Muslim shop

(Newser) - Police, SWAT teams, and bomb units descended on an Oakland bakery shop today that was linked to the murder of Chauncey Bailey. Bailey, an editor a the Oakland Post who was writing a story about Your Black Muslim Bakery, was gunned down yesterday on his way to work; the Oakland ... More »

Newspaper Editor Assassinated

Reporter murdered in broad daylight

(Newser) - The editor of an Oakland newspaper was shot dead in broad daylight today in what police say they believe was a contracted hit, the San Francisco Chronicle reports. Chauncey Bailey was a fixture in the African-American community, known for aggressive coverage of issues and confrontational interviews with city officials. But... More »

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