• SUZANNE MARINO & CLAIRE LOWE Staff Writers
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GALLOWAY — The bust of Richard Stockton has been removed from Stockton University’s campus library in an attempt to address a longtime controversy surrounding the college’s slave-owning namesake, college officials said Thursday.

ATLANTIC CITY — Eli Gbayee can never forget his time living in his native country of Liberia and on the African continent, even though many people who experienced what he did would try to wipe their memory clean.

In a cardboard box in the basement of his mother’s home in Baltimore, Royston Scott found a family heirloom he would one day put to good use. Memorabilia from Sara Spencer Washington filled the box. Cosmetic care items, old pamphlets from Washington’s Apex years and a leather-bound book with…

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