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Students chant ‘build the wall’ in middle school cafeteria

Photo: Dee Perez-Scott

ROYAL OAK, Michigan —¬† A small group of middle school students in Michigan are being criticized for a lunchtime chant.

It is not clear what prompted the students to chant¬† ‘build the wall.’

It happened at Royal Oak Middle School.

The person who posted the video said some students were crying.

A spokesperson for the school told the Detroit News they have spoken with all students and emphasized the impact of words.