In 2014, Eugene Puryear ran as a DC Statehood Green Party candidate for the At-Large City Council seat held at the time by Anita Bonds.
13 Facts About Eugene Puryear
Eugene Puryear's campaign put forward a 10-point program, which describes some of the policy positions taken by Puryear.
On November 4,2014, Eugene Puryear placed sixth out of 14 candidates in the general election.
Eugene Puryear wrote the book Shackled and Chained: Mass Incarceration in Capitalist America, which was published by PSL Publications.
Eugene Puryear writes regularly for Liberation News, the newspaper of the Party for Socialism and Liberation.
Eugene Puryear has co-edited some of the PSL's books, such as Imperialism in the 21st Century: Updating Lenin's Theory a Century Later.
Eugene Puryear was the host of the daily political talk show By Any Means Necessary, on Radio Sputnik.
Eugene Puryear is currently the host of the shows The Freedom Side LIVE and the Punch Out on BreakThrough News.
Eugene Puryear studied at Howard University, where he became a lead organizer with the anti-war ANSWER coalition and has helped organize large protests against the Israeli blockade of Gaza.
Eugene Puryear has been deeply involved in the Black Lives Matter movement.
In 2008, Eugene Puryear ran on the Party for Socialism and Liberation's ticket alongside presidential nominee Gloria La Riva.
In July 2015, Eugene Puryear was announced as the running mate of Gloria La Riva, the Party for Socialism and Liberation's 2016 presidential nominee.
Eugene Puryear was critical of the Democratic presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders.