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.

Russell Williams -- 1989, 1990
Sound engineer Russell Williams won Academy Awards for Best Sound Mixing in 1989 for his work in "Glory" and in 1990 for "Dances with Wolves". Photo courtesy of American University
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