If you visit Apple.com today, you’ll be greeted with Martin Luther King graphics. The company is encouraging employees to donate $50 for every volunteer hour worked by employees, as they’re working on Monday. By going to Apple.com you will see a large photograph of Martin Luther King, followed by an accompanying line, “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.”
Apple has temporarily removed its rotating product images from the bottom of the site. Only leaving product names on top of Apple.com.
— Tim Cook (@tim_cook) January 19, 2015
“I had the — just tremendous respect for both of them, and so I do,” he said. ”I look at them every day because I think for people — there’s still too many cases in the world and in the United States where there’s a class kind of structure or where voting or people are trying to convince each other that this other group of people don’t deserve the same rights. And I think it’s crazy, I think it’s un-American.”
Tim Cook has notably increased Apple’s charity work as CEO.