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A west African native and his wife are working to unite Minnesota in a very creative way.

Tani and Emmanuel Boateng are opening up United People Apparel at the Mall of America, reports Shayla Reaves (1:00). WCCO 4 News - April 16, 2021

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"If we can all come together, the world will be a better place," Emmanuel Boateng said. "We will continue to create designs that reflect these ideas and these themes to make America the way it should be."

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Tani and Emmanuel Boetang are the owners of United People Apparel.

Learn more about their mission to celebrate diversity and cultures while uplifting fashion.

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“We grew up in very different cultures,” Tani Boateng said, describing their life and work together as “a beautiful blend.”

Mshale - African Community Newspaper

“It’s more than just a clothing brand,” Tani Boateng said “It’s more like a lifestyle. It’s to bring awareness that humanity still exists.”

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UPA is owned by a married couple who originated from Jamaica and Ghana.

Dreams to open just a small kiosk in the mall, they landed their own store front and got to share with us the amazement they feel every day, being able to wake up and live their dreams into the reality.

 From George Floyd, to migrating, to discussing the meaning of their brand, we spoke about various subjects that truly got to let us know more about United People Apparel and what it stands for.

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Emmanuel & Tani Boateng are the owners of United People Apparel (UPA) and Ahenfo, which were inspired by their experiences growing up in Jamaica and Ghana and later immigrating to the United States. A passion for sharing culture as a way to bring people together is at the core of their entrepreneurial spirits.

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