WASHINGTON -- Leaders of this city's black community are threatening to call for a boycott of white banks in the wake of a Washington Post series on racial discrimination in lending.

Local chapters of the NAACP and some area churches have given bankers two weeks to hammer out an agreement to increase the level of lending and the number of branches in minority neighborhoods.

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