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With the passing of sports journalism great Stuart Scott, there are many tributes pouring in for the beloved ESPN sportscaster. Back in July of 2014, Scott gave an emotional speech during his acceptance of the Jimmy V Perseverance award.  In the speech, Scott talks of his struggle with cancer and the toll it took on his body and mind.

Stuart Scott's moving ESPYs speech

Mo Barnes

Maurice "Mo" Barnes is a graduate of Morehouse College and Political Scientist based in Atlanta. Mo is also a Blues musician. He has been writing for Rolling Out since 2014. Whether it means walking through a bloody police shooting to help a family find justice or showing the multifaceted talent of the Black Diaspora I write the news.