The 29 black artists who have won Oscars (29 images)

Filmmaker Spike Lee and actress Jada Pinkett Smith have vowed to boycott this year's Academy Awards after black actors and filmmakers were snubbed in nominations. In the Oscars' 88-year history, 29 black artists have won.

Octavia Spencer -- 2011
Octavia Spencer won the Oscar for best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role for "The Help" during the 84th Academy Awards in the Hollywood section of Los Angeles on February 26, 2012. Photo by Phil McCarten/UPI | License Photo
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