I was a girl in #DaisyScouts the first time I was told to ‘#goBackHome’ (#SikhAwareness)

In kindergarten, I remember the excitement of my first Daisy Scouts meeting, arriving with my turban-wearing grandfather in tow. My excitement quickly dissipated as my fellow 5-year-olds isolated me, questioning why I was there and why I didn’t go back to where I came from because I didn’t belong. I refused to go back, recognizing that this childhood version of “go back to your country” was synonymous with hate.

Source: I was a girl in Daisy Scouts the first time I was told to ‘go back home’ – Chicago Sun-Times