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Actor & Philanthropist Gbenga Akinnagbe Unveiled “Liberated People" In NYC
Inaugural Liberated People and #LBR8 Digital Campaign Launched To A Crowd of 250 Tastemakers and Press Members in Soho, NYC
By: MUI PR
The prestigious kick-off event was hosted by Liberated People founder, New York Times contributor and actor Gbenga Akinnagbe (The Savages, The Taking of Pelham 123, Damages, Lottery Ticket, The Wire). The event featured music by DJs Boima (http://www.thefader.com/
The event attracted over 200 of the best and brightest in the entertainment, business, health and beauty, and non-profit industry segments in NYC, including actress Cassandra Freeman, actors Isaiah Whitlock, Wyatt Cenac and Jamie Hector, Huffpost Live Producer Nkechi Nneji and NYC’s first multicultural marketer, Mr. Solo Nnnana, to name a few.
The event provided guests with the opportunity to purchase t-shirts from Liberated People’s Spring 2013 collection and to donate a portion of their purchases to Beat The Streets (http://www.beat-
A key highlight of the event was the launch of the “#LBR8 (https://twitter.com/
“I am excited that Liberated People launched to such a diverse group of tastemakers committed to social philanthropy and global unity. Our launch event shed light on our efforts to educate and empower humanity by illustrating the need to be part of a mobilized populace of change agents who recognize that no one is free when others are oppressed”, said Liberated People founder, Gbenga Akinnagbe.
The event was made possible by the generous support of: Fan M Kanson Network, Heineken, Mike Cooke Photography, Miss Lilly’s, Mocada, Ojinika Obiekwe, RJB Agency, To the Top Productions and Vita Coco.
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.
The Liberated People Spring 2013 t-shirt collection features designs for both men and women in four color schemes: black, white, shades of blues, and greens. The super-soft, pre-washed, tag-less 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.
Visit Liberated People (http://shop.weareliberated.com/)