Former “Scandal” star Kerry Washington doesn’t believe her children will be immune from racial profiling or police brutality just because she’s a celebrity.

“It doesn’t matter how famous you are or how famous your husband is, you know that when those people in positions of authority with deadly weapons on their hip, when they see a young black kid with a hoodie walking down the street, they don’t know who that kid belongs to,” the star and producer of the new film “American Son” told TheWrap editor in chief Sharon Waxman at the Toronto Film Festival. “And they don’t care until, maybe, they’re told. But who knows if they’ll have the chance to tell.”

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