The Sinister Side of Yusuf Bey's Empire 

The troublesome history of Oakland's most prominent Black Muslims -- and the political establishment that protects them.

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But why has it taken so long for all these allegations, the torture and rapes and beatings, to come before the public? Why has Bey commanded the respect and admiration of so many people -- and why were so many civic leaders eager to call him friend? Countless Oakland leaders have offered the Bey family their services. It's time for them to answer for it.

Next week: The public subsidies, indulgent media coverage, and political favors enjoyed by the Bey family during the last twenty years.

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