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Will New York Times revisit its take on water and racial anxiety in light of this swimming pool video?

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 partyin 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.”

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