Janna Lynn Imel is in a wonderful relationship, she says, but some of her family members won't speak to her anymore.
"Why?" she wrote in a CNN iReport video. "He's black. I'm white."
"'I made this video in hopes of showing people that their attitudes toward my boyfriend and I are not right," she said. "Racism is not dead, as many people believe. It still exists in our lives everyday and it's time that more people take a stand."
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