On April 27, 2011, a series of tornadoes killed hundreds of people, injured thousands and reduced countless buildings to rubble across a swath of the U.S.
Growing up in the 1950s, William Bell had to enter Birmingham’s segregated Lyric Theatre though a side entrance, marked “COLORED,” that was walled-off from the elegant lobby. He climbed a dimly lit stairwell to watch movies from the steep balcony where black patrons had to sit for generations.
Over the last few weeks, we have gathered a selection of some of our favorite sports moments captured by AP photographers.
In small communities and large cities alike, people gathered Tuesday to honor those who have served in the U.S. armed forces.