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

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  • 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
  • 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

W.E.B. DuBois Avenue, Harlem

Bradhurst Avenue in Harlem, New York, was renamed “W.E.B. DuBois Avenue” in 2009. DuBois was one of many intellectuals who supported the Harlem Renaissance.  (Photo: Keystone/Getty Images)

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