Tim Cook and Apple commemorate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day

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Apple MLK quote (Image credit: iMore)

What you need to know

  • Today is Martin Luther King Jr. Day in the United States.
  • Apple has a full-page tribute to one of the most important people in America's history.
  • CEO Tim Cook also tweeted about MLK.

Today is Martin Luther King Jr. Day and both Apple and CEO Tim Cook are commemorating the day, the man, and what he stood for.

CEO Cook took to Twitter to share a quote, calling for everyone to "work to make MLK's dream a reality."

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Apple also ran a full-page tribute on its main website and included another quote from the man himself.

Whatever affects one directly, affects all indirectly - Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Apple often commemorates big days such as Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day and continues to offer people an easy way to donate to Australian Bushfire Relief via its homepage, too.

Oliver Haslam

Oliver Haslam has written about Apple and the wider technology business for more than a decade with bylines on How-To Geek, PC Mag, iDownloadBlog, and many more. He has also been published in print for Macworld, including cover stories. At iMore, Oliver is involved in daily news coverage and, not being short of opinions, has been known to 'explain' those thoughts in more detail, too.

Having grown up using PCs and spending far too much money on graphics card and flashy RAM, Oliver switched to the Mac with a G5 iMac and hasn't looked back. Since then he's seen the growth of the smartphone world, backed by iPhone, and new product categories come and go. Current expertise includes iOS, macOS, streaming services, and pretty much anything that has a battery or plugs into a wall. Oliver also covers mobile gaming for iMore, with Apple Arcade a particular focus. He's been gaming since the Atari 2600 days and still struggles to comprehend the fact he can play console quality titles on his pocket computer.