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"I just don't like the black kids."

That's what a California middle school vice principal says on a video posted on YouTube on Friday,  according to the Fresno Bee.

The remarks of Joe DiFilippo, a vice principal at Frensno's Scandinavian Middle School, were recorded by a student outside the cafeteria, school district spokesman Jed Chernabaeff told the Fresno Bee.

On the video, a student off camera asks, "Who at this school do you not like?" Another student chimes in, suggesting, "Me. All of us, all of us."

After a brief pause DiFilippo responds, "I just don't like the black kids."

Soon after, the video clip ends, and it's not clear if DiFilippo was trying to be funny.

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Parents and students, however, are hardly amused. "That's not a joke," parent Latricia Medley told ABC 30, according to the Huffington Post. "That's not a very funny joke."

DiFilippo has been placed on paid administrative leave pending an investigation, the Fresno Bee reported.

Read more at the Fresno Bee and the Huffington Post.