Apple CEO Tim Cook Speaks Out about Charlottesville
In an email to all Apple employees, CEO Tim Cook decried the “tragic and repulsive” events in Charlottesville, saying “We must not witness or permit such hate and bigotry in our country, and we must be unequivocal about it. This is not about the left or the right, conservative or liberal. It is about human decency and morality.” He also announced that Apple would be making $1 million donations to the Southern Poverty Law Center and the Anti-Defamation League. As someone who grew up in the South and once confronted the Ku Klux Klan during a cross burning, Cook finds events like these deeply troubling, but he closed with, “These have been dark days, but I remain as optimistic as ever that the future is bright. Apple can and will play an important role in bringing about positive change.”
I am 79 years old and have lived in Alabama all my life. I have a MS in Counseling and Human Behavior. I have observed the SPLC throughout it existence and it has displayed ** hate ** for the ordinary common decent citizens of this region who love the history and artifacts of the Confederacy. My wish is for this $$ Apple gives to influence the SPLC to give up their HATE for us. It is horrible to experience this oppressive ** hate ** by the left. They need to look in the mirror and see themselves!