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.

Willie Burton -- 1988, 2006
Michael Minkler, Bob Beemer and Willie Burton (L-R) won the Oscar for Achievement in Sound Editing for "Dreamgirls" at the 79th Annual Academy Awards at the Kodak Theatre in Hollywood, California, on February 25, 2007. Burton won an Oscar in the same category in 1988 for his work in "Bird." Photo by Phil McCarten/UPI | License Photo
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