To honor the U.S. Virgin Islands’ proud heritage, empower future generations, and erase racism by providing cultural materials inspired by the vibrant tapestry of the Virgin Islands, and by offering support to the community through our commitment to cultural preservation and unity.
Fireburn Heritage, Inc. is an IRS approved 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization on a mission to foster transformative change through collaborations with other nonprofits and like-minded individuals. With a focus on cultural preservation, the humanities, gender equality, zero hunger, and environmental sustainability, our vision is to create a more equitable and inclusive world.
Our work revolves around producing and distributing high-quality educational resources and executing projects that result in critical financial donations and essential supplies for those in need. Through collective efforts, we have made a meaningful impact, such as supporting hurricane victims with food donations, contributing to literacy campaigns by providing books and documentary DVDs, extending financial assistance to orphans and the elderly, aiding the homeless with food and shelter, and organizing drives to collect clothing and canned goods for those facing hardship.
In recognition of our dedication to various United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, including no poverty, zero hunger, quality education, and gender equality, Fireburn Heritage, Inc. was honored by the United Nations Association, Broward County Chapter. Our overarching vision is to help create a world free from bias and racism, all while sharing the little known history, culture, resilience, and strength of Virgin Islanders. We are committed to making the world a better place, fostering understanding, unity, and prosperity, and advocating for a more inclusive and compassionate global society.
This website was funded by a grant from the Virgin Islands Council on the Arts
“Short films are making progressive waves this past year, especially one project by artist and filmmaker Angela Golden Bryan.”
“The documentary explores the inhumane work and living conditions that existed prior to the revolt and takes an in depth look at the women who were called “Queens” due to their leadership.”
“[…] a short documentary that pays homage to an event significant to Virgin Islands history.”
“The documentary helps bring the story to a global stage and new audiences.”
“This documentary is an insightful look into Virgin Islands history and culture. Not only is it visually stunning, it puts a whole new meaning and depth behind the Fireburn.”
“This screenplay had me riveted and feeling spellbound, shocked, saddened, uplifted and joyous…all at the same time.”
“Once I started reading this book, I couldn’t put it down. Although it’s written in a movie script format, it only took me a couple of pages to get used to it and get into a rhythm. Super interesting and educational. Would love to see this on the big screen one day!”
“Anyone who enjoys historical fiction, especially the history of the islands, will love this. The angst and frustration of our ancestors during and after slavery supposedly ended was deeply felt as I read the lines of this screenplay.”
“This book is amazing! As a teacher from the Virgin Islands, I appreciate that I can teach about bullying and incorporate aspects of our history!”
“This is a wonderfully written and illustrated book! Children and adults will benefit from the author’s message. Every child should be able to read this inspirational book and hopefully schools will make this a part of their curriculum.”