Two ways to be Greek?

Having lived abroad for a decade or two (or three plus...) gives us Greek-Americans a whole new concept of Greekness or Greek identity and...

On Loving a Turk… and our Hypothetical Inter-cultural Child

A Greek-American tells her story of finding love in translation and choosing not to take sides in a Greek-Turkish relationship. By Vera Karamanlidis For the past...

Trump Invokes Racists Remarks by Jimmy the Greek: ‘He was doing OK ’til he...

Perhaps there is a sense of national numbness in the USA after enduring month after month of racial slurs coming from the presumptive Republican...

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My first job in the U.S. was an office job. There had been a few reasons for me wanting to quit that job, yet...

A Greek Christmas Gift from My CIA Father

Leslie Absher describes the gift her spy father gave her 30 years ago as she was traveling from the US to Greece for Christmas.

Calamos Viewpoints: “Light At the End of the Tunnel in Washington?”

*By Gary Black/Calamos Wealth Management The Republicans continue to lose ground in the public opinion polls as the federal government shutdown drags on. As...
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30 Things Only True Greeks Will Know

 By Lauren Perry* - I’m ¼ Greek and a baptized Greek Orthodox. Now, ¼ might not seem like a lot, but let me tell...

Ancient Greek & Greek-American Thanksgiving Traditions

Thanksgiving day is celebrated primarily in the United States and Canada. Traditionally it has been a time to give thanks for a bountiful harvest....

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...

It was all Greek to Cleopatra too!

Though Cleopatra bore the ancient Egyptian title of pharaoh, the Ptolemaic dynasty she was a part of was Hellenistic (Greek), having been founded 300...

Greek NBA Rookie Dunks on L.A. Lakers

On April 28, 2013, it was announced that Greek basketball player Giannis Antetokounmpo was officially entering his name into the 2013 NBA draft as an...

Clash of the Greeks in NBA

On Wednesday, there will be a “Greek” night held in the NBA, referring to the encounter between the Milwaukee Bucks and the Memphis Grizzlies,...

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