ORLANDO, Fla. — As the nation celebrates Black History Month, Spectrum News pays tribute to generations of African Americans in the state.

Host Tammie Fields leads a moving one-hour collection of stories, highlighting the adversity, achievements and goals of African Americans across Central Florida and the Tampa Bay area.

You can also watch on the special on our Spectrum News App.

If you missed our special on Wednesday night, there will also be an encore presentation on Saturday, February 4th at 4 p.m.

And, check out a digital exlusive look inside the Daytona Beach ballpark where Jackie Robinson took the field before putting on a Brooklyn Dodgers uniform and broke baseball's color barrier.