Middle school students chant 'build the wall'

A video showing middle class students in Michigan chanting “Build the wall” has gone viral.

The incident was reported Wednesday at Royal Oak Middle School, according to the Detroit Free Press. A brief video clip posted on Facebook shows students in the cafeteria chanting, "Build the wall."

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President-elect Donald Trump has promised to build a border wall between the U.S. and Mexico to address illegal immigration.

This happened today at Royal Oak Middle School in Royal Oak Michigan. It is so sad. Latino children were crying.The taunts, the "Build that Wall" with such bullying power and hate from children to children. Just Horrifying!

Posted by Dee Perez-Scott on Wednesday, November 9, 2016

Royal Oak Schools Superintendent Shawn Lewis-Lakin released a statement about the incident, which said that a "small group of students engaged in a brief" chant and that school personnel addressed the issue. Lewis-Lakin said the school district is “committed to providing a safe, secure, and supportive learning environment for all students."