Greek Mafia: Houston Inherits Greek Godfather

On the rough plains of the western town of Houston, Texas where cowboys and Indians can be found a lone immigrant immerged as a...
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...

“Nick the Greek,” The Immortal “Gentleman of Gambling"

On Christmas Eve 1966, “Nick the Greek” took his last breath, leaving behind an almost-mythical life spent as the high-stakes “Gentleman of gambling.” Imagine America...

Greek Mob: Brotherly Mafia Love in Philly

Chicago had the strong tight Outfit that controlled almost every aspect of the “Windy City” while Philadelphia had its loose knit Greek crew. Even...

Tarpon Springs Becomes Florida’s First Official Traditional Cultural Property

The National Park Service added the Tarpon Springs Greektown Historic District in Pinellas County to the Register of Historic Places on June 2, 2014....
Members of the Epirotes World Council

Epirotes Abroad Blast Berisha’s "Greater Albania"

The World Council of Epirotes Abroad condemned Albania Prime Minister Sali Berisha's statements about a “Greater Albania," that includes Greek territories. His remarks came...
4th of July

Greek Influence on American Independence: Happy 4th of July!

Ancient Greece has influenced the western world in a variety of aspects, but the most important element of our modern society, Democracy, was the...

Ancient Tablets Reveal Babylonian Math Skills

An exhibit of 13 ancient Babylonian tablets in New York has revealed that highly sophisticated mathematical practice flourished in Babylonia nearly 1,000 years prior...

President Obama Issues Statement on Armenian Remembrance Day

U.S. President Barack Obama issued a statement on the occasion of Armenian Remembrance Day. American-Armenians form the second largest community in the Armenian diaspora...

Constantine Brumidi: The Greek-Italian "Michelangelo" of America

Greek-Italian artist Constantine Brumidi was one of the most influential artists who ever worked on the Capitol building in Washington, D.C. Brumidi, who had an...

Rep. Maloney Honors Greek Independence Day

Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12) today marked the 193rd anniversary of Greece's independence from the Ottoman empire by delivering remarks at the American Hellenic...
Christopher Columbus Greek

Columbus Day: The Theory Supporting that Christopher Columbus Was Greek

There has been more written about Christopher Columbus than about any person with the exception of Jesus Christ, and yet his past has been...

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