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.

Roger Ross Williams -- 2009
Elinor Burkett and Roger Ross Williams hold their Oscars for Best Documentary Short Subject for their work on "Music by Prudence" at the 82nd annual Academy Awards in Hollywood on March 7, 2010. Photo by Phil McCarten/UPI | License Photo
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