Standing as a beacon of hope and inspiration for the community is her purpose. Angela Calloway is the District 2 Detroit City Councilmember and so much more. With an unwavering belief in God and deep roots in Detroit, Calloway is driven by a steadfast commitment to uplift and empower her Detroit community. Her tireless efforts to bring positive change and promote unity have made her a friend to neighborhood groups and associations alike. A woman of strong faith, Calloway draws her strength and determination from her belief in a higher power. She firmly believes that her purpose in life is to serve others, guided by the principle. With God as her foundation, she approaches every decision with unwavering integrity and a deep sense of responsibility to her community. Born and raised in the heart of the city, she has witnessed firsthand the struggles and triumphs of her neighbors, instilling in her a profound sense of connection and dedication. Her experiences have fueled her passion for community development, inspiring her to fight for equitable opportunities, improved education, and safer neighborhoods. Meet Angela Whitfield-Calloway on Detroit is Different.
Dexter is one of Detroit’s most spoken-of streets. Kash Doll’s new album introduced hip-hop listeners to the street worldwide. For Achsha Jones, it was home for her family through the 1980s and 1990s. Achsha is the founder and director of Trip Slip to people that meet her in the technology space. In this Detroit is Different feature, you are introduced to the kid from Dexter who witnessed how crack cocaine, the prison industrial complex, and poverty strengthened her for the rollercoaster of American Life. Achsha shares her love for creativity. Find out about her journey as a 1998 graduate of the Original (old) Detroit High School for Fine and Performing Arts. She shares how watching an idea become a reality is an impactful inspiration that drives her today. Check out the Detroit is Different feature with Trip Slip’s Achsha Jones.