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.

Lionel Richie -- 1985
Lionel Richie won the Best Original Song Oscar for "Say You, Say Me" from "White Nights" in Los Angeles on March 24, 1986. Photo by David Vondrak/UPI | License Photo
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