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Concordia Backs "Black Lives Matter" Movement

One of the most important socio-political conferences in the US founded to promote public/private partnerships has now thrown its support behind the "Black Lives...

Minneapolis Pledges to Disband Police Department in Unprecedented Move

The Minneapolis city council has pledged to disband the city’s police department and replace it with a new system for public safety, following the...

Homesick Greek American Closes Restaurant, Moves Back to Greece

A Greek-American restaurateur recently abruptly closed down his 95-year-old, thriving business in Sioux City, Iowa -- not because of the effects of the coronavirus...

Archbishop Elpidophoros Attends Black Lives Matter Protest in NYC

Archbishop Elpidophoros of America, the head of the Greek Orthodox Church in America, said that "we must speak and speak loudly against the injustice...

Las Vegas Police Officer Shot at BLM Protest on Life Support

Twenty-nine-year-old police officer Shay Mikalonis was shot in the head on the Las Vegas Strip on Monday night and is currently in an intensive...

Busting Racism in the 1930s: Powerful Photo of Greeks Serving Black Patrons

This powerful photo shot at a Greek-owned diner in Pittsburgh’s Hill District circa 1930s is an emotional reminder of how newly arrived Greek immigrants...

When and How Can Americans Travel to Greece this Summer?

New rules announced by Greece last weekend will allow Americans to travel to Greece as early as June 15 with coronavirus testing and quarantine...
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As Floyd’s Death Deemed Homicide Protests Continue Across the US

Protests erupted for a seventh day across the US over the death of George Floyd, an unarmed black man, at the hands of a...
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New Greek Americans Featured in Heartfelt Documentary

A fascinating new documentary about second and third generation Greek Americans was recently screened at Thessaloniki's International Film Festival. Narrated by Olympia Dukakis and produced...

Greek-American World War II Hero Andrew Mousalimas Dies at 95

Andrew "Sam" Mousalimas, a West Oakland, California native and one of America’s greatest World War II warriors, passed away on May 20 at the...

Archbishop Elpidophoros Orders Use of Different Spoons for Holy Communion

Archbishop Elpidophoros of America directed the parish priests of the Direct Archdiocesan District to offer Holy Communion by using multiple metal spoons that will...

Generous Greek Restaurant Opens Doors for Regular’s Surprise Engagement

A Greek restaurant in San Francisco generously opened their doors in the middle of the coronavirus pandemic so that one of their longtime regulars...

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