Alabama Essay Topics

Hometown Case Study

Selma, is a county in the southwestern part of Alabama. It has experienced limited growth over the last thirty years with a population of 20,000 people which has declined according to projections by the Center for Business and Economic Research Studies. Selma’s population comprises of African Americans who make up 75% of the population, and… View Article

Sixteenth Street Baptist Church in Birmingham

The 16th Street Baptist Church Bombing in Birmingham, Alabama The story of the 1963 bombing at the Sixteenth Street Baptist Church in Birmingham, Alabama began when members of the Ku Klux Klan planted a bomb inside the building. Yet the story did not end there and after almost four decades later some of the alleged… View Article

Racism and Prejudice in To Kill a Mockingbird

In Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird, an African American, named Tom Robinson, is accused of raping a white girl. Throughout the story we learn that Maycomb County, Alabama is full of people who are considered to be racist. From the beginning, even before Robinson’s trial began, everyone believed that he would be found guilty…. View Article

To Kill a Mockingbird Archetypes

One major archetype in Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird is the quest that the kids try to achieve; to have Boo Radley make an appearance for them. At some points, they even take it upon themselves to find him, deciding one of the ending summer nights to find him “Because nobody could see them… View Article