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*Thanks to comedian David Alan Grier, news anchors may never have to be as shame-faced as the KTLA reporter, Sam Rubin was, after confusing Samuel L. Jackson with Laurence Fishburne on national TV.

And as you may recall, Sam didn’t give an inch to ease Rubin’s embarrassment.

But David Alan Grier feels your pain, white people, and in his new infomercial, he may be credited for solving Hollywood’s most awkward problem — those moments when one black celebrity is confused with another.

Nope, Samuel L. Jackson wasn’t the only debacle; let’s see, Alfre Woodard, Idris Elba, and Octavia Spencer all had their moments too.

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