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Police violence film ‘Monsters and Men’ shakes up actor Washington

LOS ANGELES: As an African-American born and raised in the United States, actor John David Washington is no stranger to violence and racism. But Washington, the son of Oscar-winning actor Denzel Washington, says he was shaken up when preparing to play a New York cop who gets caught up in the shooting of an unarmed black man in the movie “Monsters and Men.” “I got to go on these (police) ride-alongs for about a month and those were sleepless nights for me. I saw a man get shot and almost bleed to death. That was on my…