It’s clear that #BlackLivesMatter demonstrations don’t enjoy the media coverage they used to, but while most arose after a police-involved shooting was caught on video, one that always stood apart from the rest centered around a white cop allegedly using excessive force on a black teen at a pool party in McKinney, Texas.

The last time we checked in, the teen in question was announcing a $5 million lawsuit against the city, the police department, and the former cop she says injured her and violated her constitutional rights.

After the video went public, there were huge demonstrations in McKinney, and the New York Times published an op-ed exposing America’s “long history of water as a site of racial anxiety.”

The problem hasn’t gone away, or maybe — just maybe — race wasn’t the problem at all in the first place. CNN is reporting that a teenager in Florida turned himself in after throwing a woman into a pool after she asked the music to be turned down.

That doesn’t sound like a crime, but check out the video … the teen managed to drop the woman 68-year-old woman on the concrete before dragging her to the water.

Deputies said James suffered bruises on her shoulder and leg.

If the nation’s long history of water as a site of racial anxiety was a factor along with the loud music, it wasn’t mentioned in any of the coverage.

“Kids are kids, no matter what. They’re going to have parties,” James said. “Just lower the music.”

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