NYC Honorary Street Names
Malcolm X Place (Queens)
Present name:97th Street
Location:Between 23rd and 24th Streets
Honoree: Malcolm X (1925-1965) was a prominent African-American leader during the 1950s and 60s. He was one of the more controversial figures of his time, but his impact on the civil rights movement is unquestioned. Malcolm X lived on this block with his wife and four daughters for almost five years before he was killed in 1965.
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