Apple and Tim Cook Commemorate Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Today is Martin Luther King Jr. Day in the United States, a federal holiday commemorating the American civil rights movement leader.

Apple today has honored the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with a full-page tribute on its website. A photo of Dr. King is accompanied by an iconic quote of his: "Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere."

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Over the weekend, Apple CEO Tim Cook tweeted a photo of himself and others volunteering at A.J. Dorsa Elementary School in San Jose, California, reflective of Dr. King's call for people to serve others.

Cook has since commemorated Martin Luther King Jr. Day in a follow-up tweet.


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Top Rated Comments

pat500000 Avatar
39 months ago
I can't take Tim seriously with his "social equality" mentality. Yes, it's MLK day. Good to honor this day...but when Tim comes in with any kind of social/historical topic...it's a cringe.
Score: 37 Votes (Like | Disagree)
imnotthewalrus Avatar
39 months ago
So far only one positive comment out of nine. Saddening that readers have to find judgment towards a simple PR message to help bring this generation’s awareness of all that MLK stood for.
Score: 34 Votes (Like | Disagree)
AngerDanger Avatar
39 months ago
Pfft, what does Tim Cook know about injustice, alienation, or minority rights? He grew up in '60s–'70s Alabama, a state that had anti-gay laws until 2000 ****ing 3. Life must've been a cake walk. Totally can't take him seriously.

:rolleyes:
Score: 30 Votes (Like | Disagree)
simonmet Avatar
39 months ago
WTF does Apple and Tim Cook have to do with Martin Luther King?

Absolutely nothin’ Say it again yeah!
Score: 28 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Heineken Avatar
39 months ago
I'm sure Martin Luther King is rolling in his grave seeing what his fight turned into. #metoo, BLM, antifa and rest of the garbage.
Score: 26 Votes (Like | Disagree)
TMRJIJ Avatar
39 months ago
It’s great to see these companies honoring MLK’s legacy. Some people today really don’t realize how much their everyday lives would’ve been affected had someone not fought for civil liberties.
Score: 25 Votes (Like | Disagree)

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