How Apple is celebrating Martin Luther King Jr. Day

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Apple pays homage to one of history's greatest Civil Rights activists. Photo: Apple
Apple pays homage to one of history's greatest civil rights activists. Photo: Apple

Today is Martin Luther King Jr. Day, and to mark the occasion Apple has changed the image on its homepage to one commemorating the beloved civil rights activist and pastor.

The black-and-white image is accompanied by a line reading, “Today we reflect on the life and vision of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and the work that continues in service of the broader concerns of humanity.”

Tim Cook’s ‘proud to be gay’ essay is important, historic and brave

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Two tickets to the gun show. Photo: Andy Ihnatko/Flickr
When Tim Cook talks, people listen. And that's a good thing. Photo: Andy Ihnatko/Flickr

Gay rights are the civil rights issue of our time, whether in the marriage chapel, the emergency room or the workplace.

That’s why Apple CEO Tim Cook’s decision to proclaim he is “proud to be gay” in a powerful personal essay is an important and truly historic act.

I have a dream: Tim Cook tweets his admiration for Martin Luther King Jr.

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Tim Cook says we must "recommit to achieving [MLK's] vision". (Picture: Wikipedia)

On the 51st anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.’s powerful “I Have A Dream” speech, Tim Cook has tweeted to celebrate the life of the African-American civil rights leader and activist.

Describing King’s stirring words, delivered in 1963 from the steps of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C., as “the speech of my lifetime,” Cook notes that “we must recommit to achieving his vision.”