Charleston nurse's strike icon Mary Moultrie passes away

Published: Apr. 28, 2015 at 2:08 AM EDT|Updated: Apr. 28, 2015 at 3:16 AM EDT
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CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) - Family members say Mary Moultrie, a leader of the 1969 Hospital Workers' Strike, passed away at her home on Monday.

She was 73 years old.

Moultrie helped lead demonstrators in protesting against civil rights violations and unfair work practices at the Medical College, which is now the Medical University of South Carolina.

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