Season 8, Episode 11 Summary

John Oliver talks about issues revolving around black hair and how the various black hairstyles are actually a part of black people's cultural heritage which has evolved through generations. He brings up white people's lack of understanding and lack of interest in understanding about black hair and their attempts to erase this cultural heritage by reinforcing the idea that black hair was dirty and unkempt by marketing products like hair straighteners and skin lightener creams which has resulted in real life consequences for black people and has become yet another...

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Last Week Tonight With John Oliver Show Summary

Presenting a satirical look at the week in news, politics and current events, the show will be hosted by comedian John Oliver, an alumnus of The Daily Show. The show will be similar in scope, exploring a satirical look at news, politics and current events on a weekly basis every Sunday.

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