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The Greek Diaspora Around the World

From ancient times to the modern day, Greeks of the diaspora have enriched the international community in across many fields.

Betty White: Remembering the Iconic Greek-American Comedienne

Betty White, the irrepressible, iconic Greek-American comedienne, who died exactly a year ago on December 31, 2021, at the age of 99 went to enduring stardom on TV over the span of decades. Her life was amazing on many different...

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...

The History of the Greek Orthodox Community of Bangor, Maine

The small but thriving Greek community in Bangor, Maine has a rich history that dates back to the 1890s. The history of large-scale Greek immigration to the United States goes all the way back to the second half of the...

Most Influential Contemporary Greek-American Authors

Greek-American authors write about topics far and wide, but there is almost always a special nod to Greece that can be felt in their words.

AHEPA Celebrates 100 Years Since it was Founded in Atlanta, Georgia

On July 26, 1922, AHEPA (American Hellenic Educational Progressive Association) was founded by eight visionary Greek immigrants in Atlanta, Georgia. The Greek immigrants came together in a fraternal bond to form the Order of AHEPA to combat discrimination, bigotry, and...

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...

Time For the Greek Diaspora to Talk to Each Other

Most of the time when I talk to other Diaspora Greeks, it is in Greece itself. We all talk via Greece but not amongst ourselves. This is a mistake, says the Greek-American writer, author, lawyer, and university lecturer, Alexander...

How Many Greeks are There Around the World

The Greek diaspora, or the number of people with Greek ancestry living outside of the country, is one of the most widespread and largest in the world. Since ancient times, Greeks have traveled the world, making the their homes in...

Constantinopolitans Keep Memories of the Byzantine Capital Alive

The Hellenic Society of Constantinopolitans is keeping the culture and traditions of the Greeks from the city of Constantinople alive.