Greek Miner Killed in Ludlow Massacre, Honored

The Greek immigrant Louis Tikas born in Crete, Greece as Elias Spantidakis was the main labor union organizer at the Ludlow camp during a 14-month coal strike in...

The Greeks of Colonial Florida Featured in National Hellenic Museum Lecture

The National Hellenic Museum in Chicago recently released their latest installment in their online lecture series, called "The Greeks of Colonial Florida," lead by...

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...

USS Slater to Commemorate Oxi Day

On October 28th, millions around the world are commemorating OXI (pronounced ō-hē) Day, a day honoring Greece’s courageous resistance during World War II. The...

Why the 93rd Anniversary of the Asia Minor Catastrophe Is Important Today

Greece is meeting the Syrian  humanitarian crisis with compassion.  On the 93rd Anniversary of the Asia Minor Catastrophe, we must remember the ancient Christian...

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...

Alexander The Great’s Lineage Debated

Executive Director of the Center for Islamic Pluralism in the USA, Stephen Schwartz, seems to be a supporter of the Greek origin of Alexander...

New Book Claims Greece’s Failed Economy Stems from 400 Years of Ottoman Rule

Author Pauline Hager crafts an epic novel of the Ottoman Turkish Empire’s cruel subjugation of Greece from 1453 to 1829. Set in the year...

World Cancer Day: The Greek Who Developed the Pap Smear

By Elizabeth M. Shepard / Cornell Archives Today is World Cancer Day, a global event dedicated in the fight against cancer, that aims at raising...

Stunning Exhibition of First-Known Photographs of Athens at Metropolitan Museum

The earliest surviving photographs of Greece, Egypt, Turkey, Lebanon, Syria and Jerusalem, taken in the mid-nineteenth century, will be on display at the Metropolitan...

"Synagonistis": The Greek Jews who Fought in the National Resistance

The exhibition “Synagonistis: The Greek Jews in the National Resistance – The Ones Who Never Wore the Yellow Star” had its official opening in...
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...

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