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.

Halle Berry -- 2001
Actress Halle Berry, seen in a 2002 file photo, became the first African-American to win a Oscar for Best Actress for her work in "Monster Ball". Photo by Ezio Petersen/UPI | License Photo
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