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Actor Gbenga Akinnagbe & TV Producer Ojinika Obiekwe Unveil “Liberated People” & #LBR8 Campaign
Critically Acclaimed Actor & Philanthropist, Gbenga Akinnagbe, and WPIX News Producer/TV Correspondent, Ojinika Obiekwe, Host Inaugural Liberated People Launch Event in New York City
By: MUI PR
The launch event will be hosted by Liberated People founder, New York Times writer and actor and Gbenga Akinnagbe (The Savages, The Taking of Pelham 123, Damages, Lottery Ticket, The Wire) and Liberated People brand ambassador, three-time Emmy nominated media professional, Ojinika Obiekwe (http://www.ojinika.com/)
As part of the Liberated People’ s mission of creating more awareness to inspire others to help each other and to help local non-profits succeed, Liberated People will launch a social media campaign called “#LBR8 (https://twitter.com/
At the event, guests will get a chance to view and purchase the Liberated People Spring 2013 collection which features designs for both men and women in four color schemes: black, white, shades of blues, and greens. The super-soft, pre-washed, tagless, crew neck shirts are inspired by humanity's common struggle of overcoming oppression, and feature dates of liberation paired with designs of the nation's flag and/or inspirational imagery.
When describing his motivation behind the 2013 Collection, Liberated People founder and CEO, Gbenga Akinnagbe, says “with Liberated People, I wanted to create more than a fashion line. I wanted a movement around a message of unity, global purpose, and freedom that anchored in dates of liberation. I also wanted to educate and empower humanity one shirt at a time and one t-shirt on the backs of many. Liberated People will become a platform for a critical mass of change agents and freedom fighters that will be commemorated around the world. “
The event is made possible by the generosity and support of sponsors around globe, including Amariya’s Kitchen, Essence Magazine, DJ Boima, DJ Eddie Stats, Flu Watch, Fan M Kanson Network, Heineken, Mike Cooke Photography, Miss Lilly’s, Mocada, NibMor, Ojinika Obiekwe , OkayPlayer, RJB Agency, To the Top Productions, Tyson Beckford, and Wild Spirit.
About Liberated People: Launched by critically acclaimed actor Gbenga Akinnagbe, Liberated People is an intuitive eco-friendly lifestyle brand that develops innovative and transformative products for people around the world. Its bestselling product is a t-shirt collection with messages that empower people around the world to engineer changes in their lives and in the lives of others.
Page Updated Last on: Apr 29, 2013