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The Greek Story in America Is Older Than You Think

Histories often conform to a narrative, which is often simplified or edited for reasons of brevity or emphasis. The typical Greek-American historical narrative will focus on the mass immigration of generally impoverished Greeks to the United States in the...

Thanksgiving Pumpkin Pie Courtesy of Cultivation Over Millennia

Although pumpkins are now grown and consumed in some form worldwide, they stem from North America. They feature so prominently on our Thanksgiving tables, usually in the form of pumpkin pie, that they are worth a bit of appreciation...

Louisiana Voted to Keep Slavery

Louisiana recently voted to keep Slavery. Four U.S. states voted to remove language from their state constitutions that said slavery is legal as a criminal punishment. Yet, Louisiana voted on the contrary. In other words, those in Louisiana voted...

Scientists Save Face of Buried Connecticut Vampire

Wielding DNA evidence, a mystery of long ago has been solved. Scientists saved the face of a buried Connecticut vampire. The actual man, who was accused of being a vampire, had a name—John Barber. Barber's skull suggests he had...

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

The first Greek person to ever set foot in America was a man named Theodoros Griego, and he arrived in the country in 1528.