Merieta Bayati is the product of the marriage of a Persian man and a Black woman.
Merieta Bayati’s father Masoud is Persian.
Her mother Sylvia is African American.
In today’s podcast episode, we chat with Merieta to talk about Swirling, and growing up mixed in Jackson, Mississippi.
Merieta is quirky, spunky and full of personality. She gives a humorous, yet thought-provoking account of growing up mixed in Mississippi.
Merieta is the author of The Girlie Girl’s Guide: To Living a Fabulously Fulfilled Life! She’s also very passionate about mentoring and positively impacting the lives of young girls.
You can also listen to this and other episodes on Sound Cloud.
The Shout Out! for this episode goes to Dr. Annise Mabry of the Back2Us Radio Network, also co-owned by Michelle A. Dowell-Vest.
The Back2Us Radio Network is a social advocacy, cause-based podcast network with 19 podcasters who host 16 shows 7 days per week. The Back2Us Network is where passion and purpose align to educate, empower, heal, and transform our community one show at a time.
Podcasters on Back2Us Radio discuss a broad range of topics including sexual orientation, disability awareness, mental wellness, educational advocacy, emotional freedom, meditation, and the power of intention. They are YOUR community radio network…created for the community by the community.
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