Theodoros Griego: The First Greek to Set Foot in America on April 14, 1528

It was June 17, 1527 when a fleet of five ships with 600 men left the Spanish port of Sanlucar de Barrameda on a...

Ellis Island: Thousands of Greeks’ First Sight of America

"At the New York Harbor they put us in quarantine for a day and then they took us to Ellis Island. There they treated...

The History of the White House Greek Independence Day Celebration

Continuing a long tradition at the White House, President Donald Trump is hosting a Greek Independence Day Celebration on March 22. Hundreds of Greeks and...

Meet the Greek American New Mayor of Fort Lauderdale

Voters in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., elected the city's first openly gay mayor, Dean Trantalis, in a race that is being described as a nail-biter...

Ancient Greek Leader to be ‘Retried’ for Murder (video)

Is murder ever justified in defending freedom? Can citizens break the law to save democracy? These were some of the tough questions raised by the...

The Poor Greek Boy Who Became the Youngest Harvard Professor

Born in Ikaria in 1887, Aristides Foutridis was a poor boy whose love for literature brought him to Harvard University where he became the...

The Greek Orthodox Archbishop who Walked with Martin Luther King

The 1965 march of headed civil rights leader Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in Selma, Alabama was a turning point in American history....

Greek History Used To Study US, China Rivalry

Interest is growing in a cutting-edge analysis of US-China tensions by a veteran American analyst, which uses the 5th century BC conflict between Athens...

First Greek American from Chicago Killed in World War II to be Memorialized

Leo A. Loumbas, the first Greek American from Chicago that was killed in World War II, is to be remembered at a 75 year...
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4th of July: The Greek Roots of American Independence (video)

Hundreds of books have been written about the Greek influences on the founding of the United States. Most of the founding fathers had studied...

Politico: Trump Administration Seeks Insight in U.S.A.-China Relations From Ancient Greek Historian

White House officials are seeking insight into U.S.-China relations from ancient Greek historian Thucydides who chronicled the Peloponnesian War between Athens and Sparta, Politico magazine...

‘The Greek Guide to Greatness’ Series Showcases the Modern World Through Ancient Past

The National Hellenic Society (NHS) announced in a press release that it is working in collaboration with National Geographic as co-producers of a ten-part...

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