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.

Prince -- 1984
Prince, seen at the French Open on June 2, 2014, was the first African-American winner of the Best Original Song Score for the film "Purple Rain." Photo by David Silpa/UPI | License Photo
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