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.

Steve McQueen -- 2013
Director Steve McQueen holds the Oscar for Best Picture for "12 Years A Slave," which he directed, at the 86th Academy Awards at the Hollywood & Highland Center on March 2, 2014 in the Hollywood section of Los Angeles. UPI/Phil McCarten | License Photo
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