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

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  • 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
  • Bob Marley Boulevard, Brooklyn

Robert Griffin III Boulevard, Copperas Cove, Texas

At the age of 23, NFL quarterback Robert Griffin III was honored with a boulevard named after him in his hometown of Copperas Cove, Texas, in 2013. (Photo: Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images)

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