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He was Screaming “I Can’t Breathe,” Says Mother of Greek American Dying from Police...

The mother of George Zapantis, the Greek American who suffered a fatal heart attack after being tasered at least twice by officers in New York...

Sen. Menendez Demands Action Against Turkey For Aggression Toward Greece, Cyprus

Senator Robert Menendez (D-NJ) has sent a letter to US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo demanding action regarding Turkey’s recent acts of aggression in...
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PanHellenic Scholarship Foundation Awards $250,000 to Forty Future Leaders

The PanHellenic Scholarship Foundation transformed its annual Gala into a virtual gathering on June 13 this year to celebrate the awarding of forty scholarships...

US Withholds Six F-35 Jets Meant for Turkey

The United States National Defense Authorisation Act (NDAA) 2021 has authorized the Air Force to utilize, modify, and operate six Turkish F-35s that were...

Chicago’s National Hellenic Museum Launches New Oral History Program

The National Hellenic Museum in Chicago (NHM), the largest repository of Greek-American oral histories, announced earlier in the week that they will embark on a...

Greece Wins Case in Dispute With Sotheby’s Over Ancient Artifact

A US court on Tuesday ruled in favor of Greece in a dispute with Sotheby’s over the sale of an exquisite ancient Greek bronze...

Floyd Laid to Final Rest as Relatives Mourn Loved Ones Killed By Police

As the funeral of George Floyd, whose death in police custody spawned global outrage, was taking place in Houston Texas, relatives of victims of...

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...

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