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Martin Luther King Jr

Apple, Tim Cook Honor Martin Luther King Jr. on Holiday

January 15, 2018

Today, Jan. 15, is Martin Luther King Jr. Day in the United States. Once again, Apple is celebrating the life of the civil rights icon on the company’s homepage.

On the website, Apple has posted King’s quote, “The time is always right to do what is right.”

At the same time Apple CEO Tim Cook has honored the slain leader via Twitter:

Martin Luther King Jr. Day is a federal holiday celebrated on the third Monday of January. It marks King’s birthday, which is Jan. 15.

Apple also celebrated this special day on the company’s homepage in 20152016, and 2017.

King was assassinated on April 4, 1968 in Memphis, Tennessee. The first federal Martin Luther King Jr. Day was celebrated in 1986.