OMAHA, Neb. (KMTV) — In a Tweet announcing the new Apple Watch Pride bands, CEO Tim Cook wrote, “Black, Brown and transgender activists have always been at the heart of the LGBTQ+ movement.”
Featured in the news release and Cook’s social media post is an image of Dominique Morgan, a community activist and musician from Omaha.
Black, Brown and transgender activists have always been at the heart of the LGBTQ+ movement. The new Apple Watch Pride Edition Braided Solo Loop honors their legacy and reaffirms Apple's commitment to support the ongoing work toward equality. https://t.co/S1e7e4SebL— Tim Cook (@tim_cook) May 17, 2021
Morgan models one of the new Pride watch bands, which features the traditional rainbow colors of the LGBTQ+ Pride flag. It also incorporates other symbolic hues.
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According to the news release, “Black and brown symbolize Black and Latinx communities, in addition to those who have passed away from or are living with HIV/AIDS, while light blue, pink, and white represent transgender and nonbinary individuals. ”
The ad mentions that Morgan is on the board of directors for GLSEN, a New York City-based organization that advocates for a supportive and LGBTQ-inclusive educational environment for K-12 students.
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