Graduation Year

2016

Degree

M.L.A.

Degree Name

Master of Liberal Arts (M.L.A.)

Degree Granting Department

Humanities and Cultural Studies

Major Professor

Cheryl Rodriguez, Ph.D.

Committee Member

Laurie Lahey, Ph.D.

Committee Member

Daphne Thomas, Ph.D.

Keywords

African Americans in Tampa, Black communities, Black Family, Carver City Lincoln Gardens, Family Life, Kinship

Abstract

This study will investigate family life and explore the realities and the resilience of traditional, Black middle class families in Carver City-Lincoln Gardens through changing times. This research will contribute to the literature on local history in Tampa, with a particular focus on Black family. The goal of this study is to demonstrate how Black families support and sustain themselves through the collective efforts of the community and extend kinships.

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