Black Economic Alliance
The Black Economic Alliance (BE Alliance) is a United States political action committee established in 2018 with the aim of supporting candidates whose work helps the economic interests of African American communities. While not formally aligned with either the Democratic or Republican political party, its initial slate of endorsements were for Democratic candidates. The BE Alliance was founded by a group of African American business leaders including Charles Phillips, Tony Coles, head of the biotech firm Yumanity Therapeutics, Marva Smalls at Viacom, and William M. Lewis Jr.
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