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By Simeon Booker, Washington Bureau Chief

Confidential: A raging feud in the nation’s capital concerns the site for the proposed memorial to Black scientist Benjamin Banneker at L’Enfant Plaza. The Washington Interdependence Council struggled for years to gain and improve the site, but not more financial groups want to utilize the valuable space, according to administrator Peggy Seats.

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