Betty T. Threatt faces nine years for scalding, binding, starving and locking up the boy for days.
Court, police and other documents, along with family interviews, present a harrowing tale of alleged abuse.
Nicodemus, Kan., was advertised as “The Largest Colored Colony in America.”
Residents and researchers are racing to document communities before they disappear.
D.C. Judge Janet Albert said she will hold an additional hearing on the fate of the three boys in May.
Applications for marriage licenses shot up by more than 5,000 in the last four years.
For the first time in decades, the courthouse opened on a weekend to perform weddings.
Quiet space for reflection built inside Building 197
About 400 people began trickling into the renovated building on Monday. Some were eager; others nervous.
Despite renovations, some workers remain haunted by the place where 12 people were killed.