Apple's website and Tim Cook each honor Martin Luther King Jr.

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What you need to know

  • Apple is honoring Martin Luther King Jr. today.
  • The company has a photo and quote from the leader on its homepage.

In honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Apple has changed up its homepage to pay respect to the civil rights leader. The homepage of now displays a photo of Dr, King with one of his famous quotes:

"True peace is not merely the absence of tension; it is the presence of justice."

Apple CEO Tim Cook also paid tribute to Dr. King with another quote from the activist.

"It will be power infused with love and justice that will change dark yesterdays into bright tomorrows, and lift us from the fatigue of despair to the buoyancy of hope." — Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

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Apple regularly takes over its homepage to celebrate individuals who have made a positive social impact. It has featured Martin Luther King Jr. before and has also featured Muhammad Ali.

Joe Wituschek

Joe Wituschek is a Contributor at iMore. With over ten years in the technology industry, one of them being at Apple, Joe now covers the company for the website. In addition to covering breaking news, Joe also writes editorials and reviews for a range of products. He fell in love with Apple products when he got an iPod nano for Christmas almost twenty years ago. Despite being considered a "heavy" user, he has always preferred the consumer-focused products like the MacBook Air, iPad mini, and iPhone 13 mini. He will fight to the death to keep a mini iPhone in the lineup. In his free time, Joe enjoys video games, movies, photography, running, and basically everything outdoors.