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.

Forest Whitaker -- 2006
Forest Whitaker won the Best Actor Oscar at the 79th Academy Awards in 2007. Whitaker and his wife Keisha (R) are seen as they arrive to the Vanity Fair post-party at Morton's in West Hollywood on February 25, 2007. Photo by Gary C. Caskey/UPI | License Photo
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