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LA Times Today: How a Black family’s Bible ended up at the Smithsonian Institution
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LA Times Today: How a Black family’s Bible ended up at the Smithsonian Institution

Watch L.A. Times Today at 7 p.m. on Spectrum News 1 on Channel 1 or live stream on the Spectrum News App. Palos Verdes Peninsula and Orange County viewers can watch on Cox Systems on channel 99.

Tracing your family roots can be so frustrating.

But for many Black families in America, the genealogy search can be even harder for a lot of reasons.

But for one family here in Southern California, handwritten notes in an heirloom Bible, became the centerpiece of a search for their personal history.