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The African-American woman artist who beat all odds in the 20th century

September 22, On This Day She was born on September 22, 1891 — today, 130 years later, Alma Woodsey Thomas is recognized as a major American painter of the 20th century, beating all odds as an African-American female artist, despite the segregation and prejudice of her time. She is alternatively classified by some as an...