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.

Whoopi Goldberg -- 1990
Whoopi Goldberg, seen in a 2002 file photo with Patrick Swayze, won an Oscar for Best Actress in a Supporting Role for her role as Oda Mae Brown in "Ghost." Photo by Ezio Petersen /UPI | License Photo
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