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

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  • 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
  • W.E.B. DuBois Avenue, Harlem
  • Martin Luther King Jr., Drive, Atlanta

Oprah Winfrey Way, Chicago

“Oprah Winfrey Way” was the name given to the street in front of the media executive’s Harpo Studios in 2011.

(Photos from left: Ethan Miller/Getty Images, Raymond Boyd/Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images)

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