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The Greek Rhythm and Blues Legend Who Passed as Black

While James Brown was seen as the Godfather of soul music, for many music critics Johnny Otis was considered the Godfather of rhythm and blues. But what his many fans across the U.S.A. did not know was that he...

Mitsotakis Talks Greece with Greek-American US Rep. Gus Bilirakis

Greek Prime Minister, Kyriakos Mitsotakis held a meeting on Monday with visiting Greek-American US congressman Gus Bilirakis, in which they discussed Greece's role as a factor of stability in the Mediterranean. The meeting between the PM and the US representative confirmed...

The Gambling Legend That was Nick the Greek

"Nick the Greek" will forever be remembered as one of the most famous legends of gambling in the United States.

Why Many Greek American Women Want to Get Married in Greece

When Greek-American women dream of their wedding day, they often include fantasies of getting married in Greece. Is it the beautiful backdrop of the country, the dancing and food, or the lavish Greek Orthodox churches that inspire Greek-American women to...

Remembering the Greek-American Fallen Heroes of 9/11

Today marks 20 years since the terrorist attacks in New York City that took place on 9/11. All of the fallen heroes are being remembered.

Hundreds of Fans Mourn at Funeral of Greek-American Rapper Mad Clip

A sea of fans gathered to honor the life of Greek-American rapper Mad Clip, or Peter Anastasopoulos, at his funeral in Greece on Monday. Mad Clip tragically died in a car crash in the southern Athenian suburb of Vouliagmeni on...

Greek American Helen Maroulis to Wrestle in the Bronze Medal Match

Greek American wrestler Helen Maroulis will compete in the Olympic women's wrestling freestyle bronze medal match on Thursday. Maroulis will face either Khongorzul Boldsaikhan of Mongolia or Fatoumata Yarie Camara of Guinea, depending on the winner of their semifinal....

The History of Greektown in Chicago from the 1840s to Now

Greektown in Chicago came about after Greek ship captains arrived in the city in the 1840s from New Orleans by way of the Mississippi River.

10 Celebrities You’d Never Guess are of Greek Descent

There are many celebrities that have Greek names and speak of their Greek heritage all of the time. However, there are also a bunch of famous people who are of Greek descent that might surprise you! Let's take a look...

Four Ancient Greek Ideals that Influenced American Independence

On Fourth of July, beyond the American Independence, we also celebrate the universal ideals of Ancient Greece that serve as the foundations to the western world. The ideas and practices that led to the development of the American democratic...