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.

Irene Cara -- 1983
Irene Cara, seen holding her Grammy Award for best Pop Vocal performance at the 1984 Grammy Awards, won an Oscar for Best Original Song for "What a Feeling" from the movie "Flashdance." Photo by Susan Ragan/UPI | License Photo
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