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“My crown ain’t always straight, but it’s always shiny”

Author | Speaker | Podcast Host

Author | Speaker | Podcast Host

“My crown ain’t always straight, but it’s always shiny”

urgundi Allison is a graduate of both Morgan State University, and the College of Notre Dame of Maryland.

She has made her home in Baltimore where she’s created and led programs for the city’s most marginalized youth. Currently, she works in philanthropy while mothering her two daughters, Cannyn and Darynn.

On March 26, 2020 Burgundi released her first book, Fish Bones and Bread Crumbs: A Guided Journal. This literary offering takes women on a spiritual journey to self insight, and knowing God more intimately. The focus is on the “divinity of femininity“, and the power of healing.

In her podcast Golds, Girls & God, she examines various topics and current events though the lenses of culture, femininity, and faith.

The pinnacle of Burgundi’s work is the Black Girl Divinity brand. Born out of the realization that magic is based in illusion, and that to appeal to the masses Black Women hide the reality of our vulnerabilities, Black Girl Divinity serves to remind us that we too are created in the image of God, making our femininity sanctified, and our Blackness uncompromised. The brand includes publishing, curated spiritual experiences, and merchandise.

“​You are the woman that your experiences have made you. Your journey with God is the walk to unlearn you, know Him, and discover the woman He created you to be”

Excerpt from Fish Bones & Bread Crumbs

Fish Bones & Bread Crumbs

A Guided Journal

This Collection of writings is an ode to lessons learned, honoring the remnants of a faith walk that transformed a woman into a worshiper.Before a true relationship with God, a woman’s make is tethered to her experiences with man. This guided journal unravels one woman’s heart, revealing her truths, missteps, and victories through written reflections. Each reflection is followed by writing prompts that guide the reader’s own journey of selfdiscovery that breaks open the heart to make room for God.

“Women love to chant about self-love, but you can’t love who you don’t know. And if you consistently reject the grace of the lessons, you dishonor yourself. And there is no love where there is dishonor. And he sees this. It’s part of the reason he chose you. It’s the reason you have not changed your decision to be with him.”

Excerpt from Fish Bones & Bread Crumbs

 

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One of the greatest tragedies of oppression is the assault on Black Femininity. It has been replaced with a caricature of Black Womanhood dependent on illusion to survive. But we are done fighting pain. We are leaning into it, opening ourselves to the realization that our strength is in our vulnerability. That in undressing our wounds, we reveal our divinity. Black Girl Divinity is a community of Women about the business of healingour sisters and ourselves.

Join Black Girl Divinity!
Email Burg directly at burgundijanae@hotmail.com!

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I learned from him that you cannot depend on someone else to make you happy. I came to understand that you cannot keep a boy (man) that does not want to be kept, and that if he can walk away from you- let him.

Excerpt from Fish Bones & Bread Crumbs

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The Podcast featuring Burgundi & Kayisha

Burg and her partner in Good Godly Trouble, Kayisha, come together to discuss the things of life. These Women have come into their own at the intersection of the Hip Hop culture that led them, the Femininity that bred them, and the Faith that fed them. Listen in to hear how these influences color their perspectives.

Contact & FAQs

How do I purchase a book? Are there others?

There will be others!

For now, you can order Fish Bones and Bread Crumbs on this site, on Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and any place books are sold online.

Is there a fee for participating in Black Girl Divinity?

The currency here is your time, your energy, and your focus. Some activities may require a small fee (food, mostly!) but your participation is free!

How do I book Burgundi Allison for a speaking engagement?

Fill out the form below for booking.

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Email Burg directly at burgundijanae@hotmail.com!