Martin Luther King Jr. in Dialogue With the Ancient Greeks

By Professor Timothy Joseph* In ''I’ve Been to the Mountaintop,” the soaring yet bone-chilling speech he delivered the day before his assassination, Martin Luther King Jr....

Thesis on Ancient Greek Sculptures Wins National Archaeological Award

Two archaeologists from the Universities of Hawaii and Florida won the award for the "Best Pre-PhD Paper" at the 2019 Annual Meeting of the...

When George H.W. Bush Visited Greece

George H.W. Bush, who as the 41st president shepherded the US through a turbulent period in global relations that included the breakup of the...

Five Beautiful American Buildings Based on Classical Greek Architecture

Five stand-out buildings from American history are based on ancient Greek architecture, most of them standing proud in Washington, D.C., the U.S. capital and...

Greek American Labor Hero Louis Tikas Statue to be Unveiled in Colorado (video)

A statue of heroic Greek mine worker Louis Tikas who was murdered by the National Guard in the Ludlow Massacre is raised in Trinidad,...

The Boston Marathon Winner Who Ran for ‘Seven Million Hungry Greeks’ (video)

"My son Stelios, you should always run, because we Greeks were born to run. This is how we managed to live for so many...

Theodoros Griego: The First Greek Set Foot in America in 1528

It was June 17, 1527 when a fleet of five ships with 600 men left the Spanish port of Sanlucar de Barrameda on a...

Ellis Island: Thousands of Greeks’ First Sight of America

"At the New York Harbor they put us in quarantine for a day and then they took us to Ellis Island. There they treated...

Meet the Greek American New Mayor of Fort Lauderdale

Voters in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., elected the city's first openly gay mayor, Dean Trantalis, in a race that is being described as a nail-biter...

Politico: Trump Administration Seeks Insight in U.S.A.-China Relations From Ancient Greek Historian

White House officials are seeking insight into U.S.-China relations from ancient Greek historian Thucydides who chronicled the Peloponnesian War between Athens and Sparta, Politico magazine...

Philip Ludwell III of Virginia, the First Known American Convert to Orthodoxy

By the summer of 1738 Philip Ludwell III of Virginia had become one of the largest landowners in British Virginia, but his worldly wealth...

HALC Petitions for Olympic Games to Be Held Permanently in Greece

The Hellenic American Leadership Council has petitioned for the Olympic Games to be held permanently in Greece and is collecting signatures to be sent...

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