After the violent death of the African American George Floyd and the persistent protests in many US cities, Apple boss Tim Cook has released. In an open letter, on the iPhone Group on Thursday prominent on Apple.Com refers, Cook calls on not to extinguish the eyes before racism and discrimination.
Cook: Discrimination in USA "deeply rooted"
the "meaningless totung" from Floyd and one "Much more long history of racism" have "entitled to emport" wanted, stressed Cook. You have to enter the move for each other and the associated protests as well "Fear and pain" recognize. Discrimination is still deeply rooted in the US, seeing the criminal justice. The laws had already changed, but "in reality" If your protective functions were not applied to everyone, and it "is true that black communities continue to suffer from discrimination". To achieve changes, everyone wants to think his views and actions.
Apple wanted to support various organizations with donations, including the Equal Justice initiative, fighting against racist injustices and bulk officials, write Cook. The Group also wanted to continue his work in technical support of poorly erupted schools and use internally for inclusion and diversitat. The continuing of the struggle against climate change is important, so Cook, because this pity "crossproportionally black communities".
Criticism of Trump-Nahe
On Tuesday, Apple had already at the protest "Black Out Tuesday" Participated in music and iTunes-Store app showed black on all. Cooks now published letter was sent with almost coincident word run earlier past weekend in an internal memo to employees. He has learned of many employees that they do not feel safe in their own skin, so Cook.
At the factory tour in Austin, Tim Cook (L) held a longest lecture to the US prasident about how important the production site is USA for Apple.
Cooks close to US Prasident Trump again provided for criticism, especially a guided by the work of the Apple contract manufacturer Flex in Austin, Texas, the Trump used at the end of last year as a campaign event. It is very easy to enter equality and justice if you do not give anything to do anything, aroused Vinod Khosla, coarse from Sun Microsystems. Memos to employees are easy, yet "Why are you crawling Trump in the ass?", So Khosla at Cook.