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

U.S. Streets Named After Famous Black Figures

Cities around the country have named street signs after prominent Blacks in celebration of their legacy. Take a look at several icons that have been honored this way. – Natelege Whaley  (@nateiege) (Photo: Scott J. Ferrell/Congressional Quarterly/Getty Images)

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