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Rev. Dr. Harold R. Mayberry and other clergy members  addressed the press about complaints alleging Children's Hospital insensitive to the family of Jahi McMath.

Clergy Criticizes Children’s Hospital’s Continued Insensitivity

Oakland clergy are still demanding answers from Children’s Hospital Oakland in regards to the way they handled the case of Jahi McMath. McMath was declared brain dead three days after complications from tonsil surgery. The [...]
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John Burris Discusses “Race and Criminal Justice”

Well-known Oakland civil rights attorney John Burris, who has gained a national reputation for representing, victims of police abuse, spoke recently to local students and educators about the persistent and systemic injustices that young Black [...]
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Faith Confronts Economic Reality in Fate of Jahi McMath

For many families of color who do not have deep pockets and friends and families in high places, interactions with police, the judicial system and even the hospitals are often problematic – even at their [...]
Bay Area residents rally behind Jahi McMath as mother fights to keep the teenager on life support.

Family Seeks to Move Jahi McMath Before New Deadline Ethical Questions Against Hospital Continue to Arise

With a Jan. 7 deadline looming, the family of Jahi McMath is actively searching for a doctor willing to perform the medical procedures, installing breathing and feeding tubes, which the young girl needs so she [...]
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Jahi McMath Declared Brain Dead, Family Still Fighting (UPDATED) Hospital Criticized for Insensitivity

The family of 13-yr-old Jahi McMath sat in a courtroom Tuesday morning listening to the testimony of an independent medical expert confirm that their daughter was brain dead.