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  • surprise: The armed standoff were Muslims

    07/05/2021 3:09:08 AM PDT · by Humane1 · 40 replies
    DailyMail & FoxNews | July, 2021
    PHOTOS: Police arrest 11 people in sweep of woods after heavily-armed sovereign citizen militia fled during traffic stop - then went on YouTube to claim they ran because they were scared By Andrew Court For Dailymail.com13:54 BST 03 Jul 2021 , updated 23:08 DESCRIPTION Group in armed standoff with police say they're the 'aboriginal people' of America The standoff ended peacefully with 11 men arrested By Peter Aitken | Fox News Jamhal Talib Abdullah Bey is identified as the Moorish American Consular Post Head for the group: His biography lists him as having previously served in the Marines. The...
  • Chauncey Bailey case to begin with opening remarks

    03/21/2011 7:31:06 AM PDT · by SmithL · 6 replies
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | 3/21/11 | Henry K. Lee, Chronicle Staff Writer
    When an attorney for one of the defendants in the killings of Oakland newspaper editor Chauncey Bailey and two other men tried to get the murder trial moved out of Alameda County last year, he compared his client to Nazi lieutenant Hermann Goering. Attorney Gary Sirbu argued that trying Antoine Mackey next to Yusuf Bey IV, the former leader of Your Black Muslim Bakery accused of having ordered the killings, would be like trying Goering next to Adolf Hitler. The publicity surrounding the now-defunct black empowerment group is that widespread, and the bakery's former leader is that notorious, Sirbu said....
  • Yusuf Bey V sentenced for helping kidnap pair

    02/05/2011 1:16:47 AM PST · by OddLane · 2 replies
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | February 5, 2011 | Henry K. Lee
    A member of the now-defunct Your Black Muslim Bakery was sentenced Friday to 10 years in prison for helping to kidnap a mother and daughter in East Oakland so she would reveal the location of a drug dealer's cash. Yusuf Bey V, 24, had pleaded guilty in 2009 to kidnapping for his role in the May 2007 incident, in which several men tricked the two women into believing they were being pulled over by a police car on Interstate 580. Judge Carrie Panetta of Alameda County Superior Court sentenced Bey V to 10 years as part of a plea deal.
  • { Your Black Muslim } Bakery figure convicted in kidnap, torture case

    04/07/2010 12:52:08 PM PDT · by SmithL · 3 replies · 506+ views
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | 4/7/10 | Henry K. Lee, Chronicle Staff Writer
    OAKLAND -- A member of the now-defunct Your Black Muslim Bakery could face up to life in prison after being convicted today of charges that he kidnapped a mother and daughter in East Oakland in 2007 and tortured the daughter so she would reveal the location of a drug dealer's cash. Richard Lewis, 26, took off his glasses, put his hands over his face and then shook his head as he was found guilty of three counts of kidnapping, two counts of carjacking and one count of torture in Alameda County Superior Court. Lewis faces a maximum sentence of life...
  • Man to be in court for Oakland editor's murder { Yusuf Bey IV - Your Black Muslim Bakery }

    05/29/2009 8:00:33 AM PDT · by SmithL · 6 replies · 493+ views
    Oakland, Calif. (AP) -- A former community-group leader accused of ordering the murder of three men, including a newspaper editor, was scheduled to be arraigned Friday. It'll be the third time Yusuf Bey IV will stand in front of a judge for the murder of Chauncey Bailey and two other men in 2007. Bailey was an editor for the Oakland Post and working on a story about the finances of Bey's Your Black Muslim Bakery when he was gunned down on the way to work.
  • Slain journalist's family leaves court unhappy (Your Black Muslim Bakery case)

    05/09/2009 6:31:44 PM PDT · by Chet 99 · 9 replies · 639+ views
    (05-06) 10:56 PDT OAKLAND -- The 90-year-old father of slain journalist Chauncey Bailey flew in from Iowa to be in the gallery Wednesday as the leader of the now-defunct Your Black Muslim Bakery made his first court appearance since being charged with ordering the 2007 murder. However, Chauncey Bailey Sr. and other relatives who sat in the Oakland courtroom turned out to be witness to uneventful proceedings, much to their dismay. Neither bakery leader Yusuf Bey IV, 23, nor another man accused of taking part in the Oakland Post editor's slaying, Antoine Mackey, 23, had defense attorneys to handle the...
  • Leader of your Black Muslim bakery indicted in journalist's slaying (North CA alert)

    05/04/2009 6:17:45 PM PDT · by GSP.FAN · 4 replies · 365+ views
    Religion news Blog ^ | April 30, 2009 | Religion news Blog
    OAKLAND — More than a year and a half after Oakland Post Editor Chauncey Bailey was gunned down while walking to work, an Alameda County grand jury indicted the leader of the now-defunct Your Black Muslim Bakery on Wednesday on charges that he ordered the journalist killed.
  • Oakland internal affairs wants state to take over Bailey probe

    12/09/2008 1:13:23 PM PST · by CE2949BB · 206+ views
    Inside Bay Area ^ | 12/09/2008 | The Chauncey Bailey Project
    OAKLAND — Police internal affairs detectives investigating the handling of journalist Chauncey Bailey's slaying will have state investigators present when they interview members of their department's command staff. Investigators from the attorney general's office will be there to monitor the interviews, according to a letter the Department of Justice sent to Mayor Ron Dellums in November. But the Justice Department won't take over the whole investigation — which is apparently what Oakland internal affairs investigators wanted, the letter stated. "We do not believe, as has been suggested by the Police Department's Internal Affairs investigator, that the Police Department investigation be...
  • New piece of Bailey slaying puzzle surfaces

    12/07/2008 12:17:28 PM PST · by CE2949BB · 2 replies · 461+ views
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | December 7, 2008 | Jaxon Van Derbeken
    The leader of Your Black Muslim Bakery expressed satisfaction on the morning Chauncey Bailey was killed, saying the journalist got what he deserved for taking on the troubled organization in his reporting, a bakery member told Oakland police in a recently discovered account given the day after the slaying. Bakery leader Yusuf Bey IV summoned the woman to watch a TV news story about three hours after Bailey, 57, was gunned down on his way to work on Aug. 2, 2007, she told homicide investigators. As they watched the report on the Oakland Post editor's slaying, Bey told her, "That...
  • [Oakland] Arrests Are Down, and Crime Is Up

    12/03/2008 7:35:40 AM PST · by CE2949BB · 11 replies · 865+ views
    East Bay Express ^ | December 3, 2008 | Robert Gammon
    Armed robbers terrorized Oakland restaurants and small businesses in three separate crime sprees over the past year. The first wave targeted Asian eateries and struck during the 2007 holiday season. The second arrived last spring and was more indiscriminate. The third struck in July and August. All three made newspaper headlines and led television newscasts, shining a spotlight on the city's out-of-control crime problem and the Oakland Police Department's apparent inability to cope with it. In fact, the department's public response to the takeover robberies was both odd and illuminating. The department's mantra for dealing with the city's crime spike...
  • Your Black Muslim Bakery ex-leader facing 3 years for store vandalism

    07/30/2008 3:59:16 PM PDT · by SmithL · 4 replies · 232+ views
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | 7/30/8 | Henry K. Lee
    OAKLAND -- The former head of Your Black Muslim Bakery in Oakland and an associate of the now-defunct business pleaded no contest today to vandalism in connection with the trashing of two liquor stores in the city in 2005. Yusuf Bey IV, 22, the son of the bakery's late leader, Yusuf Bey, pleaded no contest to all eight charges against him, including vandalism, false imprisonment, hate-crime and civil-rights violations. He is expected to be sentenced to three years in state prison.Bakery associate Dyamen Williams, 21, pleaded no contest to vandalism and could face up to a year in county jail.On...
  • Detective's dogged pursuit ends decades of sex abuse {Oakland's Your Black Muslim Bakery }

    02/10/2008 7:52:13 AM PST · by SmithL · 7 replies · 245+ views
    Contra Costa Times ^ | 2/10/8 | By Mary Fricker - CHAUNCEY BAILEY PROJECT
    Leader of Your Black Muslim Bakery dies before trial involving 30 years, many victims For 30 years, authorities did nothing to stop Your Black Muslim Bakery patriarch Yusuf Bey's sexual assault of minors and physical abuse of women, though at least six complaints were made to police and social workers and the attacks were well known within the bakery community. Then, one of the raped women told her story to Oakland police investigator Jim Saleda. Less than three months later, Yusuf Bey was arrested. The story of Saleda's methodical pursuit in 2002 of one of Oakland's most prominent and influential...
  • Muslim Bakery head wielded political clout (Oakland's Yusuf Bey had "juice")

    01/26/2008 9:36:56 PM PST · by NormsRevenge · 1 replies · 65+ views ^ | 1/26/08 | Matthai Kuruvila, Kevin Fagan,Jaxon Van Derbeken
    Politicians knew it. The community knew it. The police knew it. If you really wanted to connect with voters in troubled northwest Oakland, ... , all roads led to the late Yusuf Bey and his Your Black Muslim Bakery on San Pablo Avenue. Bey and his followers knew they had political clout. They used it to great advantage in obtaining money from the city, lenient sentences from judges, and a virtual hands-off approach from the Police Department - even though evidence now shows that the bakery's leadership was implicated in serious crimes. Jerry Brown - former governor, now state attorney...
  • The Assassination of Chauncey Bailey - Convert's Unsolved Killing

    12/24/2007 7:56:14 AM PST · by SmithL · 5 replies · 189+ views
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | December 24, 2007 | Jaxon Van Derbeken
    25 years later, family still suspects Ronald Allen was slain by fellow followers of Your Black Muslim Bakery - and now, police are taking another look - Ronald Allen tried to show his minister father that the tenets of Your Black Muslim Bakery weren't that different from the precepts of the Bible. His family would soon have cause to fear otherwise. On Easter morning, April 11, 1982, a day after he went out for a meal with his bakery brethren, the 32-year-old father of five was found shot to death near the Berkeley dump. Twenty-five years later, the case remains...
  • THE ASSASSINATION OF CHAUNCEY BAILEY: Bakery leader defiant in sermons after arrest

    12/23/2007 2:03:37 PM PST · by SmithL · 6 replies · 148+ views
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | 12/23/7 | Matthai Kuruvila
    Yusuf Bey asserted: 'You do me wrong, I'm going to fix you up. I'll send some fearless soldiers out here.' Yusuf Bey stood before his followers at the headquarters of Your Black Muslim Bakery in Oakland one Sunday in 2002. In his familiar double-breasted suit, bow tie and fez, he delivered an emphatic sermon. His message that afternoon was a vow of defiance in the face of his arrest on charges of raping young girls entrusted to his care - defiance, and a refusal to submit to any authority other than himself.The message was at the core of Bey's gospel...

    10/08/2007 7:55:10 AM PDT · by SmithL · 18 replies · 855+ views
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | 10/8/7 | Erin McCormick,Jaxon Van Derbeken
    Once a force for empowerment and pride, Yusuf Bey's extended family is now linked to a string of crimes, black journalist's killing - They were the youthful heirs to a multimillion-dollar business empire that offered jobs, faith and a sense of discipline to the poorest of Oakland's poor. But in a three-year reign of violence and crime that police say culminated in the Aug. 2 assassination of Oakland Post Editor Chauncey Bailey, the new generation destroyed Oakland's Your Black Muslim Bakery, a prominent and controversial symbol of black empowerment founded by the charismatic Yusuf Ali Bey.Since Bey's death in 2003,...
  • Alameda County settles abuse lawsuit by Yusuf Bey foster daughters

    09/13/2007 8:18:30 PM PDT · by SmithL · 5 replies · 447+ views
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | 9/13/7 | Henry K. Lee
    OAKLAND - Alameda County has agreed to pay $188,000 to settle a lawsuit filed by three women who said the late leader of Your Black Muslim Bakery, Yusuf Bey, sexually assaulted them and abused them as minors after the county placed them in his home. The three women, identified in the lawsuit only as Jane Doe 1, 2 and 3, were foster children or wards of the court from 1978 to 1994 and were placed in Bey's home by county social service workers. Bey routinely raped them, defecated on them, forced them to drink his urine and semen and threatened...
  • New legal troubles for Your Black Muslim Bakery chief {Yusuf Bey IV }

    08/14/2007 10:00:03 PM PDT · by SmithL · 18 replies · 744+ views
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | 8/14/7 | Henry K. Lee
    OAKLAND -- The head of Your Black Muslim Bakery, already accused of kidnapping and torturing a woman, is facing new charges in an alleged real-estate scam, court records show. Yusuf Bey IV, 21, was charged in Alameda County Superior Court with forgery, grand theft, filing false documents, obtaining money under false pretenses, possession of a forged driver's license and identity theft. Bey, his brother Joshua Bey, 19, and Tamon Halfin, 20, were arrested on suspicion of kidnapping and torturing a woman three months ago in East Oakland. They were taken into custody a day after the Aug. 2 shotgun slaying...
  • Brutality by the Bay

    08/12/2007 9:11:14 PM PDT · by Lorianne · 12 replies · 663+ views
    Slate ^ | Aug. 6, 2007 | Christopher Hitchens
    Here is the situation regarding the enterprise known as Your Black Muslim Bakery, located on San Pablo Avenue in Oakland, Calif. Its founder, a man named Yusuf Bey, was arrested in 2002 and charged with forcing an underage girl to have sex. Subsequent investigation suggested that he had a long history of rape and abuse of his followers and had by this means fathered numerous children out of wedlock. Bey died in September 2003 before his case could come to trial. His son Yusuf Bey IV has since been arrested twice, first on suspicion of leading a gang that had...
  • Oakland: Rep. Lee Cuts Ties with Your Black Muslim Bakery (D)

    08/10/2007 10:51:16 PM PDT · by LdSentinal · 30 replies · 1,048+ views ^ | 7/10/07
    Rep. Barbara Lee, D-Oakland, says she's ending her longtime support of the Your Black Muslim Bakery in Oakland and would have ended her support sooner if she'd known it had problems. The bakery has been in the news in the past eight days because Oakland police and other agencies raided it on Aug. 3 and arrested seven members and shut it down for health and safety violations. On Thursday, a federal bankruptcy court judge refused a request by a lawyer for the bakery, Fayedine Coulter, to reverse his previous decision to liquidate the bakery. In a motion filed with the...