A hostile encounter has shed new light on the harsh realities of race relations.

A white woman in Cheektowaga, New York recently unleashed a flurry of hate speech on a black man sitting in a car outside of a dollar store, repeating the N-word and dropping the F-bomb several times.

It's not completely clear what caused the woman to go off the deep end, but her NSFW language will shock you, as will the fact that she spoke this way in front of her kids.

Our sister station in New York got the woman on the phone to give her a chance to tell her side of the story. She said, “I am not a racist. I have a black cousin. He just pissed me off. I’m bipolar.” So there's that. Here is that interview: