Key Words: Apple’s Tim Cook: Now is not the time for ‘standing on the sidelines’

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Cook, long an advocate for human rights, said that the tech giant will be donating to the Equal Justice Initiative, a non-profit focusing on racial injustice, as well as other groups. Apple will also offer a two-for-one match for employee donations through June.

“There is a pain deeply etched in the soul of our nation and in the hearts of millions,” he wrote. “To stand together, we must stand up for one another, and recognize the fear, hurt, and outrage rightly provoked by the senseless killing of George Floyd and a much longer history of racism.”

Here’s a look at the full note:

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