Anti-Trump protest held in Royal Oak sparked by school chant video

- In Detroit students and activists hit the campus of Wayne State University for a second night Friday protesting the election of Donald Trump.

Before that peaceful protest, some demonstrators and activists got started with a march in Royal Oak Friday at the middle school.

It is the troubling video that exploded online - middle school children chanting "build a wall. " A familiar phrase used by now President-Elect Donald Trump.

Hearing children spew hate prompted this Stop Trump Royal Oak protest.

"It is time for us to look at what he did, make him accountable for what he said and start doing the right thing by treating people equal and with respect," said protester Rachel Ashley Lovelace.

"We did this because there are queer kids, people of color and women a lot of people who are terrified by what this administration is going to bring," said Ryan Fournier.

Fournier organized the impromptu demonstration. It started in front of Oakland Community College eventually traveling north on Washington to Royal Oak middle school, where the disturbing comments were made.

Their protest centers around the new president - who they say is responsible for the divisiveness, racism and violence that have sparked since the election.

"A lot of us are scared, because as a LGBT person, it is a terrifying time to have someone who is supposed to be in charge of the country encouraging people to hurt people like me," said Caitlin Fournier.

FOX 2: As a Muslim do you feel safe? "I don't feel safe," said Amy Doukoure. "I have been accosted on the street, I have had people say they can't wait until I go home until Trump sends me home."

"This (is) voicing the frustrations of everyone right now," said Kelsey Pizana. "I don't know, anybody but Trump."

With police standing by the more than 100 people at the rally appeared peaceful. It is just one of dozens of protests that have popped up across the country.

With Americans like Kelsey Pizana fearing the bigotry and dangerous policy proposals that may lie ahead.

"As a black woman, as a student, as a daughter of a union person (and) a daughter of a small business owner, Trump doesn't have my best interest in mind," Pizana said. "I don't know how anyone can't see it, we live in a different time I guess."

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