Councilor Roderick Royal testing the XO Laptop. The city will buy 15,000 laptops which will allow every child in grades one through eight in Birmingham city schools to receive a laptop.
Councilor Roderick Royal welcomes presidential candidate Barack Obama to Birmingham.
Councilor Roderick Royal and the distinguished men of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Incorporated pose with Birmingham Mayor Larry Langford. At the December 4, 2007 Council meeting, Councilor Royal acknowledged the 101 anniversary of the fraternity. Alpha Phi Alpha is the first intercollegiate fraternity established by African Americans.