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November 16, 2017
Chauncey Bailey was the editor of the Oakland Post, a California newspaper focused primarily on African-American issues. His career spanned decades and included stints at The Detroit News and the Oakland Tribune. On August 2, 2007, Bailey was shot and killed while walking to work by a former handyman working forÃÂ ...
East Bay Times
September 11, 2017
Count me in for a contribution for a memorial to Chauncey Bailey. (“A decade later, it's time to create a memorial to slain Oakland journalist Chauncey Bailey,” Aug. 2). Also, please note: Thomas Peele is the kind of journalist our democracy needs more of. He does the East Bay Times proud. I always readÃÂ ...
East Bay Times
August 2, 2017
OAKLAND — Ten years ago today, at 7:27 a.m., well-known local reporter Chauncey Bailey was gunned down on an Oakland sidewalk. He died for the First Amendment. “Prominent journalist shot dead in street,” yelled a headline the next morning in the Oakland Tribune. But the thuggish remnants of YourÃÂ ...
January 15, 2015
A state appeals court upheld the convictions of two men in the 2007 slaying of Oakland journalist Chauncey Bailey, dismissing claims that their trial should have been moved out of Alameda County because of negative publicity. Yusuf Bey IV, 28, the head of the now-defunct Your Black Muslim Bakery,ÃÂ ...
June 9, 2011
(CNN) -- The Alameda County District Attorney said a guilty verdict "is very satisfying to us," after an Oakland, California, jury convicted Yusuf Bey IV in the death of prominent African-American journalist Chauncey Bailey. Bey, the owner of Your Black Muslim Bakery, was found guilty of three counts ofÃÂ ...
New York Times
February 23, 2009
When Chauncey Bailey, the editor of The Oakland Post, in California, was gunned down in broad daylight on a city street 18 months ago, it was not the end of his journalism. In some ways, it was a new beginning. After his death, a group of reporters — some retired, some out of work — with support fromÃÂ ...
February 26, 2008
This story begins with a journalist murdered this past summer in Oakland, Calif., presumably because of a story he was working on. His name was Chauncey Bailey, and just this past week he was honored posthumously with the George Polk Award - one of journalism's most prestigious honors - for the story that may haveÃÂ ...
San Francisco Chronicle
October 7, 2007
Journalist Chauncey Bailey infused black pride into his work for more than three decades, writing hundreds of stories about Oakland's African American community, developing relationships with the city's key players and hosting black cable television news shows. When he landed the job as editor of theÃÂ ...
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