Los Angeles Renames Highway After Barack Obama
The 45th president went to Occidental College in Los Angeles during the late 1970s, early 1980s.
December 21, 2018 at 7:35 pm
You can climb Mount Obama, the highest peak in Antigua which happens to be named after former President Barack Obama.
Now, you can drive down President Barack Obama Highway in Los Angeles, California.
On Thursday, The Associated Press reported that signs were placed on State Route 134, a stretch running from State Route 2 in Glendale, through the Eagle Rock portion of Los Angeles down to Interstate 210 in Pasadena to honor the country's first Black president.
According to CBS News, the Hawaii native is an alum of Occidental College in Los Angeles. President Obama attended the liberal arts institution from 1979-1981 before transferring to Columbia University in New York.
Earlier this year, Blavity reported the city would rename Rodeo Road, which is located near Crenshaw, to Obama Boulevard.
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