Black Excellence Was On Full Display at Last Night's Met Gala

Check out some of the "divine" looks from the 2018 Met Gala.

As we're sure you've heard, The 2018 Met Gala took place last night in New York City.

The grand event saw some of the biggest stars gather at the Metropolitan Museum of Art to celebrate fashion and show off their show-stopping looks. This year's theme was "Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination," and none-other than fashion-icon and music mogul Rihanna was the co-host.

Many of our favorites took it to another level with their "holy" attire, embellished in crosses, ornate beading and more. It was an experience refreshing our social media feeds throughout the night to catch one big name after the other arrive on the red carpet.

Black excellence was served to us on a (Holy Communion) tray, and we were more than ready to receive. You can see some of our favorite looks from past Met Galas here, and check out last night's unforgettable looks below.

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Here's What You Need to Know About the Senegalese Religious Movement Protesting Rihanna

We spoke to writer and PhD student, Hamidou Anne, about the rising influence of Senegal's "No to Free Masonry and Homosexuality" group, who recently protested Rihanna's trip to the country.

A few weeks ago, we reported that a collective of 30 religious groups named "No to Free Masonry and Homosexuality" protested Rihanna's trip to Senegal, where she was supposed to meet France's President Emmanuel Macron and Senegal's President Macky Sall to promote children's education.

The group accused her of using masonic symbols and of being a member of the illuminati. Rihanna went to Senegal and participated in the conference as expected and without any incident, despite the fact that the collective threatened to protest at her arrival at the airport: "We will protest as soon as she gets out of the plane, and if need be we will protest in front of the National Assembly, the Ministry of Home Affairs, or the Presidential Palace," Cheikh Oumar Diagne the spokesperson of the collective declared in a video posted online.

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A Religious Association Declares Rihanna Is 'Not Welcome' in Senegal, Says She's a Member of the Illuminati

Ridiculous, no?

Rihanna is due to land in Senegal tomorrow, as the pop star will meet French President Emmanuel Macron to promote children's education in her role as a Global Partnership for Education ambassador.

However, an association of about 30 Senegalese religious groups fixed their mouths to announce in protest that she's not welcome in their country, French-speaking outlet Jeune Afrique reports.

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