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Apple CEO Tim Cook Commits $100M to Racial Justice Initiative

Companies across all industries are committing to different initiatives and action steps to stand in solidarity with the Black Lives Matters movement and fight against racial injustice in America. Among those is Apple, who announced the launch of its Racial and Justice Equity Initiative, which will focus on “education, economic equality, and criminal justice reform,” according to a video from CEO Tim Cook. The unfinished work of racial justice and equality call us all to account. Things must change, and Apple's committed to being a force for that change. Today, I'm proud to announce Apple’s Racial Equity and Justice Initiative, with a $100 million commitment. — Tim Cook (@tim_cook) June 11, 2020 Cook announced that the commitment includes internal plans to expand their recruitment efforts with HBCUs, increased spending for Black businesses, and creating an internal camp for Black developers. “The unfinished work of racial justice and equality call us all...

Jun 15, 2020