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.

Cuba Gooding, Jr. -- 1996
Cuba Gooding, Jr. won the Oscar for Best Supporting Actor for "Jerry Maguire " at the Academy Awards on March 24, 1997. Gooding Jr., who was 29 at the time, is the youngest African-American to win an Academy Award. UPI file photo | License Photo
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