Vice President Biden Receives Athenagoras Human Rights Award [video]

U.S. Vice President Joe Biden received this year's Athenagoras Human Rights Award, the highest bestowed by the Greek Orthodox Church, on Saturday. The Athenargoras Human Rights Award ceremony is...
Plato

What We Can Learn from Plato about Same-Sex Marriage

By Danielle Weatherby, University of Arkansas The April 28 oral arguments before the US Supreme Court in Obergefell v. Hodges will be remembered as a historic...
Eugene Rossides

American Hellenic Institute Founder Receives First-Ever AHEPA Accolade

American Hellenic Institute (AHI) Founder Eugene T. Rossides became the first recipient of the AHEPA-Stamos Family Lifetime Achievement Award at the organization’s National Athletic...
Twice A Stranger

‘Twice a Stranger’ Documentary Presented at University of Illinois

“Twice a Stranger,” a documentary about the most significant forced population exchanges in the 20th century was recently presented by the Modern Greek Studies department at the University of Illinois.

State Department: Report on Human Rights in Greece

The annual report published by the U.S. State Department, which records the state of human rights around the world, sees for 2013 the “unprovoked...

Antetokounmpo ‘Greek Freak Nation’ T-Shirt Misinterpreted

A Greek website publicly apologized for a harsh article which unleashed an unwarranted furious attack on Thanasis Antetokounmpo. The whole issue started from a...

Permanent Mission of Greece to the UN for People with Disabilities

Yesterday, the rights of people with disabilities were discussed during the third Committee of the UN’s General Assembly. The United Nation’s data shows that...
Archbishop Iakovos with Dr. Martin Luther King

Martin Luther King’s Great Greek Friend & Supporter

Archbishop Iakovos is known in the U.S. as the committed and caring pastor who put the Greek Orthodox Faith on the map for Americans and...

Thorough Report From State Department for Greek neo-Nazi Party

A detailed record on the practices and the nature of the Greek neo-Nazi party Golden Dawn, is incorporated in the International Religious Freedom report...

Louis Tikas: from Crete to Colorado as Labor Union Organizer

The symbol of the struggle of labor rights throughout America is connected to Louis Tikas (his birth name was Elias Anastasiou Spantidakis, later changed...
Baby Rafaela

Can a Six Month Old Baby Change the World?

Greek American baby Rafaela is traveling to all 50 States with her parents Mark and Ismini Svensson in a quest to spread kindness. It seems...

Greek Hell For Illegal Immigrants

Newsweek magazine published a six-page story depicting the often intolerable conditions in which illegal immigrants are kept in Greece, in overcrowded detention centers. The magazine’s...

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