CHEEKTOWAGA, NY-- The woman at the center of a viral YouTube video about racism is speaking out.
The video was posted by YouTube user "IAMOYAB" who claims it was recorded in the parking lot of a store in Cheektowaga on Friday, May 30th.
The video shows a woman and her young children being recorded by a person inside a vehicle. The woman yells at the person in the vehicle and at several points uses the "n-word."
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The woman, whose name is Janelle, asked that we only use her first name. She contacted 2 On Your Side's Melissa Holmes to discuss what sparked the incident and what followed after the video was posted on YouTube.
Janelle called a second time to issue an apology:
She called again to issue a statement which you can watch below.