Yolanda Pierce – Interview and videos

Watch excerpts from our interview with Yolanda Pierce, associate professor of African-American religion and literature at Princeton Theological Seminary, as she talks about the new movie “12 Years a Slave” and about Christianity and slavery in America. Her most recent book is “Hell without Fires: Slavery, Christianity, and the African-American Spiritual Narrative” (University Press of Florida, 2005). 

2 Years a Slave: Yolanda Pierce Extended Interview


DP/30: 12 Years A Slave, director Steve McQueen, d.p. Sean Bobbitt


DP/30: Chiwetel Ejiofor on 12 Years A Slave

Review & Commentary