Put on the Map: U.S. Street Signs Named After Black Legends

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  • Bob Marley Boulevard, Brooklyn
  • Sam Cooke Way, Chicago
  • Muhammad Ali Boulevard, Louisville, Kentucky
  • Jackie Robinson Parkway, New York
  • Jimi Hendrix Way, Bellingham, Washington
  • Robert Griffin III Boulevard, Copperas Cove, Texas
  • U.S. Streets Named After Famous Black Figures
  • W.E.B. DuBois Avenue, Harlem
  • Martin Luther King Jr., Drive, Atlanta
  • Malcolm X Boulevard, Harlem
  • Rosa Parks Boulevard, Detroit
  • Oprah Winfrey Way, Chicago

Muhammad Ali Boulevard, Louisville, Kentucky

Muhammad Ali’s hometown of Louisville, Kentucky, voted to rename its Walnut Street after the iconic boxer in 1978.  

(Photo: EMPICS /Landov)

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