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This week, Olympic gymnast Simone Biles said that she wasn't in the right headspace to compete. So what happens when trailblazers, those known for breaking glass ceilings, need a minute? On today's show, Candace Buckner, reporter focusing on the intersection of race, gender and diversity issues in the world of sports for The Washington Post, breaks down the intersectional pressures Biles is under in the Games and her influence beyond the sport. Plus, listener calls with the unique mental health challenges facing BIPOC trailblazers.