Apple recalls the lessons of Martin Luther King Jr.

It's Martin Luther King Jr. day in the United States and both Apple's website,, and Apple's CEO, Tim Cook, have taken the opportunity to remind the world of just how important civil rights and respect are to societies such as ours, still fumbling our way towards enlightenment.

"Commit yourself to the noble struggle for equal rights. You will make a greater person of yourself, a greater nation of your country, and a finer world to live in." — Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

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I'm not American but I am human and I firmly believe we're all in this world together, to burn or to soar as we decide. So, don't just have a great MLK day, friends, have one that makes us, all of us, better.

Rene Ritchie

Rene Ritchie is one of the most respected Apple analysts in the business, reaching a combined audience of over 40 million readers a month. His YouTube channel, Vector, has over 90 thousand subscribers and 14 million views and his podcasts, including Debug, have been downloaded over 20 million times. He also regularly co-hosts MacBreak Weekly for the TWiT network and co-hosted CES Live! and Talk Mobile. Based in Montreal, Rene is a former director of product marketing, web developer, and graphic designer. He's authored several books and appeared on numerous television and radio segments to discuss Apple and the technology industry. When not working, he likes to cook, grapple, and spend time with his friends and family.