Cupid's Pulse Article: Celebrity News: Ben Affleck & GF Ana De Armas Join California Black Lives Matter ProtestsCupid's Pulse Article: Celebrity News: Ben Affleck & GF Ana De Armas Join California Black Lives Matter Protests

By Diana Iscenko

In the latest celebrity news, Ben Affleck and Ana De Armas participated in the #BlackLivesMatter protests in Venice, Calif. last Tuesday. The celebrity couple was spotted holding signs that read “Black Lives Matter” and “Save First Baptist Church of Venice.” Affleck and De Armas showed their support of the historic black church built in 1910 that faces the possibility of demolition. The famous couple are only two of the many Hollywood stars who are speaking out against the recent death of George Floyd.

In celebrity news, Ben Affleck and his new girlfriend are joining forces to protest racism. What are some ways to support a worthy cause with your partner?

Cupid’s Advice:

Activism is important and there are countless causes that need your support. Find out what topics you’re passionate about! If you’re not sure where to start or how to support these causes with your partner, Cupid has some advice for you:

1. Protest in your city: No matter what cause is close to your heart, there’s sure to be an upcoming demonstration for it. You and your partner can attend these together. You two can also spend the day before preparing for them together: making signs and packing the necessary supplies.

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2. Donate to causes: It’s important to put your money where your mouth is when it comes to activism. Research a trusted organization and donate to them. Everyone has limits to what they can afford so don’t feel obliged to drop money you don’t have!

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3. Educate yourself and others: You can always be a better activist and there’s always more to learn. You and your partner can watch documentaries or listen to podcasts together. If you’re feeling up to it, you can also try to educate other family and friends.

What causes are important to you and your partner? Start a conversation in the comments below!