APRIL 20, 2006 -- POSTED AT 10:00 P.M. CST
"He was bleeding from the head. There was blood coming from his ear, so they said they knew they had internal injuries," says Brown.
Matthews has been in the hospital for 5 days now and his mother says his vitals are stable, but he remains in intensive care.
"He cannot talk. He hasn't opened his eyes. He can respond though by squeezing his hand and moving his foot and his leg," says Brown.
"I can't imagine having a child that might be brain damaged. I don't know what we may be dealing with here as he progresses, how much he knows or how much he can conceive of what's going on around him," says Brown.
Matthew's mother not only hopes for the full recovery of her son, but she hopes that this will teach others that racism shouldn't be an issue this day and age.